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Audio Recordings

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 44 Collections and/or Records:

Aftenro Society records

 Collection
Identifier: S2254
Abstract The collection includes minutes of the Aftenro Society, some written in Norwegian; historical logs; scrapbooks; correspondence; annual reports; and photographs.  It also includes one audiotape of Mrs. Arnold Berg, Aftenro historian, recounting the history of Aftenro Society.
Dates: 1910-1976

Rosalie Alstadt oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4560
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one 60 minute audiocassette tape. Subjects include Morgan Park.
Dates: 1994 October 8

Barbra Berlovitz Collection of Theatre de la Jeune Lune Video Recordings

 Collection
Identifier: PA094a
Abstract Collection contains 9 video recordings of Theatre de la Jeune Lune and Berlovitz and Serrand performances.
Dates: [1976-1992]

Julius H. Barnes papers

 Collection
Identifier: S3025
Abstract The collection contains correspondence, financial materials, articles, pamphlets, photographs, news clippings, sketchbooks, a tape recording, and miscellaneous reference materials. Most of the records originate from the period between 1940-1958 and document Barnes' financial interests and his involvement in the St. Lawrence Seaway project. Some personal correspondence is also included.
Dates: 1877-1959; Majority of material found in 1940-1958

Elizabeth Ann Bartlett Making Waves papers

 Collection
Identifier: 1415
Abstract Consists of Bartlett’s written histories of feminist organizations in Duluth and Superior that were not included in her book Making Waves (2016) and recorded interviews with women who played key roles in organizations that are included in the book.
Dates: 2016

Bel Canto Voices records

 Collection
Identifier: PA084
Abstract Collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, publicity, administrative and A/V materials for Bel Canto Voices.
Dates: 1976-2005

Boundary Changes on the Fond du Lac Reservation oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S2331
Abstract In 1978 and 1979 historian Barbara Sommer interviewed residents of the Fond du Lac Reservation in Minnesota. The participants discussed and defined changes in the boundary of the Fond du Lac Reservation, MN. They also identified some changes in land use that occurred on the reservation and identified historic sites. The interviews include some spoken Ojibwe words and place names. The collection consists of audiorecordings of the interviews and one volume containing the project's final report,...
Dates: 1978-1979

Paul Buffalo oral history project

 Collection
Identifier: S6035
Scope and Contents Oral history project of Dr. Timothy Roufs interviewing Paul P. Buffalo (1900-6/1977) from March 1967 – 1977. Mr. Buffalo resided at Ball Club, Minnesota, and the Leech Lake Reservation.

The collection consits of transcripts, audio cassette tapes, CDs of the tapes.

The transcripts are also on the Paul Buffalo web pages developed by Dr. Roufs. http://www.d.umn.edu/cla/faculty/troufs/Buffalo/Intro-Temp2.html
Dates: 1967-1977

Carl A. Carlson oral history recording

 Collection
Identifier: S4544
Scope and Contents This 90 minute history of Carl A. Carlson was taped in January 1972. No one is heard asking questions. Carlson chronicles development and changes in the dairy business in Duluth. There is a partial transcript of the recording.
Dates: 1972

Margaret Carroll oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4558
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one audiocassette tape of an oral history interview about life in Morgan Park.
Dates: 1994

Duluth Farmers' Market oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6160
Scope and Contents 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. All materials are in digital format. Narrators Ben Boo Richard Herman Lois and...
Dates: 2012

Duluth Homegrown Music Festival collection

 Collection
Identifier: S6180
Scope and Contents The collection contains publications, ephemera, and sound recordings. Publications include the yearly program or Field Guide, 2006-2018; and digital copies of the Homegrown Mix Recordings featuring music selected by Scott “Starfire” Lunt, Mark Lindquist, Don Ness, Alan Sparhawk, Jerree Small, Eric Swanson, Christine Dean, and Jason Wussow, 2007, 2008, 2011-2016. Ephemera, 2011-2018, includes band access passes and landyards, notices to bands and volunteers from the Homegrown organization,...
Dates: 2006-2018

Edouard Marquis Blitz papers

 Collection
Identifier: PA095
Abstract Collection includes original scores and recordings, as well as scrapbooks, photographs, press clippings, and other family historical materials.
Dates: mid-1800s - 2008

Karl W. Emanuel oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S6111
Scope and Contents The tape includes information about Dr. and Mrs. Emanuel's education, careers, the founding of the clinic, and the Duluth Symphony. Dr. Emanuel speaks in the third person.
Dates: 1982

Frank Whitebird oral history interview concerning historic resources of the Fond du Lac Reservation (Minn.), May 1, 1980

 Item
Scope and Contents Two audio recordings of an interview with Frank Whitebird. The interview took place on May 1, 1980 and was conducted as a part of the Historic Resources Inventory of the Fond du Lac Reservation. An index to this interview is available.

In the intervew Frank Whitebird discussed the location of mounds, fishing camps and flint pits; fishing; names and location of villages, schools, missions, latter cemeteries, and logging railroads.
Dates: May 1, 1980

H. Watson Wilson oral history interview

 Collection
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

Historic Resources Inventory of the Fond du Lac Reservation, Carlton and St. Louis Counties, Minnesota

 Collection
Identifier: S2377
Abstract The collection consists of a report compiled for Beck and Associates, Inc. of Duluth, Minnesota by Barbara Sommer. The purpose of the report was to identify historic sites on the Fond du Lac Reservation which is located in Carlton and St. Louis Counties near the town of Cloquet, Minnesota.
Dates: 1979-1980

History of Business Development in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection
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

 Collection
Identifier: S6146
Scope and Contents 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.  (A father and son were interviewed together.) Thirteen interviews were recorded in high quality .WAV format and AVCHD video as well as MS Word documents.  One narrator declined recording: the interview was transcribed into MS Word...
Dates: 2010

Interstate 35 oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6172
Scope and Contents 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. Interviews included discussion of associated features of the project such as the lakewalk and the rose garden.The collection also includes brief biographical information and photographs of the narrators and transcripts of the interviews. All materials are in digital format....
Dates: 2014

James Sample papers

 Collection
Identifier: PA090
Abstract Includes recordings (bulk), writing, scores, and a scrapbook.
Dates: circa 1940s-2009

Erling Jonassen oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S6129
Scope and Contents The collection consists of digital recordings of interviews of Erling Jonassen by Stephanie Hemphill conducted in November 2008, focusing on his World War II experiences. In addition to these recordings the collection includes a printed transcript of the interviews (9 pages), a digital copy and printed transcript (3 pages) of a Minnesota Public Radio program by Stephanie Hemphill featuring Erling Jonassen, and digital copies of photographs provided by Mr. Jonassen. Scanned copies of the print...
Dates: 2008 November

KDAL radio and television records

 Collection
Identifier: S3117
Scope and Contents The collection contains short scripts written about the local history of the Duluth, Minnesota region, photographs believed to be connected with the scripts, one sound recording of nine episodes of Duluth's Heritage, advisory board minutes from 1969-1970, and publicity material, 1969. The scripts, nearly all written for radio, were authored by Gil Fawcett. Included are 1,187 episodes of Duluth Diary, 1947-1952; 50...
Dates: 1943-1968

Donald Klaber oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6009
Scope and Contents The collection consists of interviews by Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph. D. of Donald Klaber on July 22, 1999 and March 2000. The focus of the first interview was Donald Klaber's life and coming of age in Europe and Palestine, volunteer military service in the British Army during WWII, his life and choices as a non-religious Jew, life in England, all prior to his arrival in the United States. The second interview covers Mr. Klaber and his WWII military experiences. There is a...
Dates: 1999-2000; Majority of material found in 1999, 2000

Margot Klaber oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S4592
Scope and Contents Professor Richard Hudelson, Ph.D. interviewed Mrs. Klaber on September 19, 25, 1997. The tapes chronicle her life from Germany to the United States, from before throughout and after WWII and her relocation to the United States. There is a partial transcription of the interview.
Dates: 1997

Dora Kuchta oral history interview

 Collection
Identifier: S6130
Scope and Contents The collection consists of recordings of oral history interviews conducted by Marian Syrjamaki-Kuchta Dora Kuchta's daughter in law. Edna Syrjamaki, Marian Syrjamaki's mother was present during the interviews. The interviews were conducted on June 27 and July 5, 1980 at Dora Kuchta's home in Two Harbors, Minnesota. Included in the collection are two CD recordings, each approximately one hour in length and 4 photocopied images of photographs of Dora Kuchta and friends.
Dates: 1980; Majority of material found in June 27, July 5, 1980

Labor Relations and Union Development in Duluth oral history interviews

 Collection
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

Mesaba Co-op Park oral history interviews

 Collection
Identifier: S6161
Scope and Contents The collection consists of audio recordings of interviews of individuals involved with Mesaba Co-op Park in Hibbing, Minnesota, biographical information on narrators, interview abstracts, transcripts of the interviews, and photographs contemporary to the interviews. Interviews were conducted in 2012 and 2013. The collection also contains a digitized copy of one interview from 1992. All materials are in digital format. Narrators, Part I, 2012:...
Dates: 1992-2013; Majority of material found in 1992, 2012-2013

Mike Shabaish oral history interview concerning historic resources of the Fond du Lac Reservation (Minn.), October 10 - 12, 1979

 Item
Scope and Contents Two audio recordings of interviews with Mike Shabaiash. The interviews took place on October 10 and 12, 1979 and were conducted as a part of the Historic Resources Inventory of the Fond du Lac Reservation. An index to this interview is available.

In the interview Mike Shabaiash discussed location and use of traditional villages, cemeteries, mounds, wild rice, and logging on the Fond du Lac Reservation in Carlton and St. Louis Counties, Minnesota.
Dates: October 10 - 12, 1979

Mixed Blood Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: PA136
Abstract Collection contains production materials, administrative records (including Development and Marketing files), and audio and video recordings created by Mixed Blood Theatre.
Dates: 1970-2016