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    • Alan T. Zdon Oral History Transcript

    • Mr. Zdon described getting to know Governor Perpich and their working relationship when he served as editor of the Hibbing newspaper. He talked about traveling with Governor Perpich to western Minnesota during the power line controversy in that...
    • Hibbing, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Newspapers; Newspaper editors; Hibbing Daily Tribune;
    • Ann Brown Oral History Transcript

    • This oral history interview was made with Ann Brown, Governor Perpichs mothers younger sister, at her home in Shoreview, Minnesota on September 10, 1997. Mrs. Brown provided information about Governor Perpichs family, including his parents, aunts,...
    • Hibbing, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Family; Education; Schools; Dentistry; Dental offices;
    • Ann Mastell Oral History Transcript

    • Ms. Mastell described meeting Governor Perpich when he was just beginning his dental practice. She described his first office and his succeeding, and larger, offices - and his habit of talking politics to his patients and to others why dropped by...
    • Hibbing, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Dentistry; Dental offices;
    • 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;
    • Barbara Rohde Oral History Transcript

    • This oral history interview was made with Barbara Rohde, head of the Aesthetic Environment Program for Governor Perpich in his first term and the Washington D.C. office from 1986-1990. The interview covers the work of Governor Perpich on the...
    • Hibbing, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Education; Sports; Economic & social conditions; City planning;
    • Bruno Valentini Oral History Transcript

    • Bruno Valentini's personal recollections of life in Chisholm, including his work as a local businesman, owner of Valentini's Supper Club.
    • Chisholm, MN; Veda Ponikvar; Mr. Wheelecor; J.P. Vaughon; Education; Iron mining; Economic; Ethnic groups; Restaurants; Valentini's Supper Club; Eating & drinking facilities; Business districts; Gangs;
    • Cathy Baudeck Oral History

    • Ms. Baudeck grew up in Chicago in a family connected to the Daly politics of the 1950's and 1960's. She understands political and community organization and the running of a political campaign. She described and analyzed the Perpich campaigns and...
    • Hibbing, MN; Chicago, IL; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Labor unions;
    • Dr. Joseph Perpich Oral History

    • Dr. Joseph G. Perpich, Vice President, Grants and Special Programs, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is the youngest of the four Perpich brothers. He spoke of growing up in the Perpich family, of his memories of his oldest brother, Governor Rudy...
    • Hibbing, MN; Carson Lake, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Politics & government; Political issues; Political campaigns; Economic & social conditions; Country life; Families; Social values; Dentistry;
    • Ed Komidor Oral History Transcript

    • 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;
    • Ed Salmi Oral History

    • Ed Salmi's personal recollections of life in Chisholm.
    • Chisholm, MN; Nashwauk, MN; Hibbing, MN; Alexandria Location; Glen Location; Harris Addition; Kane; J.P. Vaughan; Pillsbury; Moving of structures; Depressions; Country life; Schools; CCC: Civilian Conservation Corps, Co. 717, Project S-53; Military...
    • Eldon Brustuen Oral History

    • The interview was conducted over two days. The first day, the information given focused on the organization of the 1982 campaign. Mr. Brustuen described the organization of the campaign, the work of volunteers in the Twin Cities area, the...
    • Hibbing, MN; Minneapolis, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Economic & social conditions; City planning; World Trade Center; IRRRB: Iron Range...
    • Father Frank Perkovich Oral History

    • Father Frank Perkovich's personal recollections of life in Chisholm, including his work as a priest and the creation of Polka Mass.
    • Chisholm, MN; Polka Mass; WPA: Work Project Administration; Duluth; St. Paul; Gilbert; Religion services; Catholic churches; Popes; Morgan Park; J.P. Morgan; Tamburitzas; Pig Town; Gangs;
    • Florence Hoffman Oral History Transcript

    • 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.
    • Chisholm, MN; Country life; Education; Schools;
    • 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;
    • Frank Ongaro Sr. Oral History

    • Mr. Ongaro is one of Governor Perpichs oldest friends. During the interview, he spoke about growing up in Carson Lake with Governor Perpich, about their childhood games, about the grade school, junior high school and high school they attended...
    • Hibbing, MN; Carson Lake, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Economic & social conditions; Education; War; Dentistry;

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