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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;
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • 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;
    • Helen Pellika Oral History

    • Helen Pillika's personal recollections of life in Chisholm. Helen remembers the Myers Location, business during the depression, going to beauty school and becoming a beautician, the depressian era, and the Chisholm community.
    • Chisholm, MN; Schools; Marriage; Health; Depressions; Community centers; J.P.Vaughn; Archibald Wright Graham; C.C.C.: Civilian Conservation Corps;
    • Helen Pellika Oral History

    • Helen Pillika's personal recollections of life in Chisholm. Helen remembers the Myers Location, business during the depression, going to beauty school and becoming a beautician, the depressian era, and the Chisholm community.
    • Chisholm, MN; Schools; Marriage; Health; Depressions; Community centers; J.P.Vaughn; Archibald Wright Graham; C.C.C.: Civilian Conservation Corps;
    • Kate Medved Oral History Transcript

    • Kate Medved's personal recollections of life in Chisholm. Kate remembers Glen Location, the Chisholm fire, her family, her education, and other memories.
    • Chisholm, MN; Iron mining; Country life; Prohibition; Bars; Congregational churches; General stores; Education; Schools; Fires; Disasters;
    • Mary Sega Oral History

    • Mary Sega's personal recollections of life in Chisholm.
    • Chisholm, MN; Mr. J. P. Vaughn; Doctor Archibald Wight Graham; Pig Town; Stills (Distilleries); Education; Child discipline; Ann Govednik; Olympics;

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