Florence Hoffman's personal recollections of life in Chisholm. Florence attended Winona State in pre-school education. She then taught in the Chisholm school district, teaching night school as well as helping establish their pre-school department.
Verna Casey's personal recollections of life in Chisholm. Verna came to the Iron Range after attending a teachers college in Duluth. She taught in Eveleth until she married, and also taught night school to immigrants.
Chisholm, MN; Country life; Graham, Archibald Wright; Education; Schools; Teachers;
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.
Ed Komidor's personal recollections of life in Chisholm. Ed Komidor was born in 1911 in the Monroe Location near Chisholm. His family moved to Chisholm when he was 3 years old. The interview covers personal family history, his work experiences...
Chisholm, MN; Iron mining; Communicable diseases; War; Depressions; Strip mining; Miners' unions; Strikes; Country life; Schools;
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;