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    • Anna Gersich Oral History Transcript

    • Anna Gersich's personal recollections of life in Chisholm.
    • Chisholm, MN; Shenango Location; Shenango Mine; Iron mining; Country life; Emigration & immigration; Ellis Island, New York, NY; Ethnic neighborhoods; Ethnic groups; Depressions;
    • Frances Zalec Oral History

    • Frances Zalec's personal recollections of life in Chisholm. Frances was born in 1913 in Slovenia, and immigrated to the United States in 1939. She worked for many years in Pete Schultz's ice cream parlor.
    • Chisholm, MN; Emigration & immigration; Cleveland Mines; Schools; Theater; Marriage; Labor; War; Consumer Rationing; Veda Ponkivar; Ice cream & ices; Soda fountains; Clubs; Organizations; Churches;
    • Juho Punkero Passport

    • Document describing a passport belonging to a Finnish immigrant farmer who had been blacklisted from mining work in northern Minnesota.
    • Emigration and immigration--Finland; Passports
    • Nick Maras Oral History Transcript

    • Nick and Rosie Maras's personal recollections on life in Hibbing, the Maras family, and Nick's experieces as owner of Nick's Bar.
    • Hibbing, MN; Country life; Emigration & immigration; Family; Children; Child behavior; Child rearing; Bars; Customer relations; Prohibition; Speakeasies;
    • Veda Ponikvar & Mrs. Lou Novak Oral History

    • Two Iron Range women, Veda Ponikvar and Mrs. Lou Novak, recall working in the iron mines during World War II. Information from this oral history was later used and appeared in the article: Hemphill, Stephanie. “Women in the Mines,” Minnesota...
    • Chisholm, MN; Iron mining; Wars; Depressions; Social values; Country life; Fires; Disasters; Consumer rationing; Women; Emigration & immigration;

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