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Rosalie Alstadt oral history interview

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Identifier: S4560
Abstract

The collection consists of one 60 minute audiocassette tape. Subjects include Morgan Park.

Dates: 1994 October 8

Margaret Carroll oral history interview

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Identifier: S4558
Abstract

The collection consists of one audiocassette tape of an oral history interview about life in Morgan Park.

Dates: 1994

Duluth African-American Oral History Project

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Identifier: U6213
Abstract The African American Oral History Project was initiated by the Clayton, Jackson, McGhie Memorial Committee to aid in the documentation of the history of Duluth’s African American community. It includes interviews designed to document particular aspects of Duluth’s history and/or important local institutions, such as the Institute for Afro-American Awareness, the local branch of NAACP, St. Mark’s African Methodist Episcopal, Calvary Baptist Church and the Juneteenth Celebration committee, as...
Dates: November 2016 - February 2017

Duluth Farmers' Market oral history interviews

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Identifier: S6160
Abstract

The collections consists of audio and/or video recordings of interviews with narrators who had been involved in selling and buying produce at the Duluth Farmers’ Market during its first 100 years. The collection also includes brief biographical information and photographs of the narrators, interview abstracts, and transcripts of the interviews.

Dates: 2012

Duluth Living History Project videotapes

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Identifier: S3035
Abstract

The collection contains 13 videotapes holding 29 interviews, and 8 topic videotapes. Most interviews are indexed.

Dates: 1986-1990

Newton S. Friedman oral history interview

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Identifier: S4542
Abstract

The collection consists of an interview with civil rights attorney Newton S. Friedman on March 18, 1993.

Dates: 1993

H. Watson Wilson oral history interview

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Identifier: S2210
Abstract

Consists of two audio recordings of an interview with H. Watson Wilson. The interview, conducted by Barbara Sommer on behalf of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Center, took place on March 23, 1977.

Dates: 1977

History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews

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Identifier: S2376
Abstract

The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth area businesses and labor unions. Narrators comment, where appropriate, on the founding and growth of carious businesses or labor organizations, the formation of corporate policies, labor – management relations, urban renewal, union philosophy and strategy, government regulation, binding arbitrations, and the relationship of business and labor political and civic affairs.

Dates: 1980-1981

History of Western Lake Superior Sanitary District oral history project

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Identifier: S6146
Abstract

This project recorded the memories and experiences of early employees, board members, and community leaders involved in the establishment and start-up of the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) in Duluth, Minnesota. Fifteen narrators participated.

Dates: 2010

Richard H. Hudelson labor history research collection

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Identifier: S6143
Abstract

The collections contains research materials compiled to write Dr. Hudelson's book published by the University of Minnesota Press in 2006 titled By the Ore Docks: A Working People’s History of Duluth.

Dates: 1880-2006; Majority of material found in 1883-1978

Interstate 35 oral history interviews

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Identifier: S6172
Abstract

The collection consists of audio and/or video recordings of individuals who were involved with planning, opposition, or design and construction of Interstate 35 (I-35) through Duluth in the 1960s through the 1990s. The collection also includes brief biographical information and photographs of the narrators and transcripts of the interviews.

Dates: 2014

Albertine Johnson oral history interview

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Identifier: S2319
Abstract

The collection consists of three audio recordings of interviews with Albertine Johnson. The interviewer was her son, Rudy Johnson. Interviews took place on September 7, 1977 and May 7, 1978.

Dates: 1977-1978

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

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Identifier: S6009
Abstract

The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000.

Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

Richard J. Kunz oral history interview

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Identifier: S4541
Abstract

The interview was conducted by social worker Elizabeth T. Blue April 24, 1993. There is no transcript of the interview.

Dates: 1993 April 24

Labor Relations and Union Development in Duluth oral history interviews

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Identifier: S2220
Abstract

The interviews in this project document the history of Duluth, Minnesota area businesses and labor unions. Barbara Sommer conducted the interviews in 1980-1981.

Dates: 1980-1981

Saime Monson oral history interview

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Identifier: S4507
Abstract

The collection consists of one cassette tape of an interview of Saime Monson by Professor Richard H. Hudelson, Ph.D., UMD professor of philosopy.

Dates: 1991

North Shore Commercial Fishing oral history interviews

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Identifier: S2207
Abstract

Contains interviews with ten participants, documenting the history of commercial fishing on Lake Superior's North Shore. The interviewees are individuals who themselves, or whose families, engaged in commercial fishing in this region. The interviewer is Barbara Sommer.

Dates: 1977

Edward E. Slonim oral history interview

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Identifier: S6098
Abstract

In these audiotapes Mr. Slonim discusses growing up, his neighborhood, and recollections of his father, whom he describes as idealistic, generous and impractical. Also mentioned are O. E. Thompson and Dr. Max Hirschfield.

Dates: June 2007

Meda St. Pierre Reminiscences oral history audiotape

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Identifier: S2455
Abstract

The collection consists of one audiocassette, made in Duluth, Minnesota, in 1970 with Mr. Gerard Spencer and Mr. D. C. Vaughn present.

Dates: 1970 February 13

Gerrit Vandenberg oral history interview

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Identifier: S4559
Abstract

The collection consists of one 90 minute audiocassette tape oral history interview narrated by a resident of the Duluth neighborhood Morgan Park.

Dates: 1994

WDTH Labor in Duluth oral history interviews

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Identifier: S2369
Abstract

The collection consists of three interviews concerning union organizing activities, factory working conditions, labor politics, and the experiences of Croatian immigrants in northern Minnesota. Earl Bester, Nick Borovack, and Joe Paszak were interviewed by Jean Johnson of radio station WDTH.

Dates: 1979-1980

William E. Wickstrom papers

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Identifier: S4509
Abstract

The collection consists of 14 photographs of Dr. William WIckstrom’s family and John and Maria Wickstrom’s friends, as well as a written transcript of an interview by Dr. Richard Hudelson narrated by Dr. William Wickstrom about local labor history and the Carneys.

Dates: 1913-1918

Women in Business and the Professions oral history interviews

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Identifier: S2320
Abstract In 1979 historian Barbara Sommer interviewed nine Duluth, Minnesota area women who worked in business or the professions. The women discussed their reasons for entering the various professions they represent, including doctor, lawyer, arts administrator, library director, banker, small business owner and business employees. They also described their reasons for entering their field, their reactions to it, the reactions of colleagues and commented generally on the impact their careers have...
Dates: 1979

Women in Politics oral history interviews

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Identifier: S2291
Abstract In 1978 and 1979 historian Barbara Sommer interviewed fifteen women form the Duluth, Minnesota area who were involved in politics as elected officials or activists. In the interviews the women discussed their reasons for entering politics, their involvements past and present, and their own and their families' reactions to their involvement in politics. The collection consists of audio recordings of the interviews, typed indexes to the topics covered in the recordings, copies of the question...
Dates: 1978-1979

The Women of Morgan Park oral history project records

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Identifier: S4504
Abstract

The collection consists of two interviews that cover topics and recollections spanning 1919-1960s. The narrators are Sally E. Solomon (approximately 75 minutes) and Pearl Barker (85 minutes).

Dates: 1991 January 1-1991 June 15