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    • Verna Casey Oral History Transcripts

    • 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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • George Rogich Oral History

    • Mr. Rogich is a labor leader on the Iron Range. He has also been involved in Iron Range politics for more than forty years. In this interview, he describes his first meetings with Governor Perpich, the Governors first campaigns for the school board...
    • Hibbing, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Education; School boards; School board members; Labor unions;
    • Gary Lamppa Oral History

    • Mr. Lamppa discussed his friendship with Governor Perpich and the Perpich family, his work on the Perpich campaigns, as Chief of Staff for then-Lieutenant Governor Perpich, and his work as IRRRB Commissioner under Governor Perpich. He described the...
    • Hibbing, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Political campaigns; Politics & government; Political issues; Economic & social conditions; IRRRB: Iron Range Resources and Rehabilitation Board;
    • Joe Begich Oral History

    • Mr. Begich has been involved in DFL politics on the Iron Range and in Minnesota for many years. He became involved in the Perpich gubernatorial campaigns and served in the Perpich administrations focusing on labor issues. Mr. Begich described his...
    • Hibbing, MN; Minneapolis, MN; St. Paul, MN; Perpich Sr., Rudolph George Rudy; Governors; Government officials; Politics & government; Political campaigns; Political issues; Economic & social conditions; City planning; Urban growth; DFL:...

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