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Peterson, Lois J., 1923-2005. Oral History Interview, 2002.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1706

Overview

The Lois J. Peterson collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Peterson and Kellian Clink in 2002. Peterson served in the Marine Corps but did not serve during war time. In this short interview she talks a little about what she did as a mechanic and where she was during her time in the service.

This oral history interview was conducted as part of the South Central Minnesota Veterans History Project conducted by the Southern Minnesota Historical Center at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Dates

  • 2002-01

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Biographical / Historical

Lois J. Peterson was born in Waseca County in 1923. In 1944, at the age of 22, she enlisted in to the Marine Corps. For basic training and her service time she was sent to North Carolina and became a mechanic. She states she was in for her duration plus six years. After getting out of the service she was a tax preparer to 25 years. She lived in Albert Lea, Minnesota.

Extent

2.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Lois J. Peterson donated this collection in January 2002.

Creator

Title
Peterson, Lois J., 1923-2005. Oral History Interview, 2002.
Status
Completed
Author
Brittney Andringa processed this collection
Date
2003-11
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Southern Minnesota Historical Center Repository

Contact:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
Memorial Library
PO Box 8419
Mankato MN 56002-8419 US
507-389-1029