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Krause, Raymond (Ray) M., 1903 - 1994. Oral History Interview, 1975.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0202

Overview

The Raymond (Ray) M. Krause collection contains an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Betty Cords and Krause in the spring of 1975. In the interview, Krause discussed his career as a musician in southern Minnesota and northern Iowa. He explained how he learned to play musical instruments around eight or nine years old and his jobs working in the pit orchestra at the Grand Theater in Mankato, and managing a tire shop. In addition, Krause briefly discussed his occupation as a photographer.

Dates

  • 1975

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

Raymond (Ray) M. Krause was bom in Greenland, Wisconsin on 27 June 1903. He and his parents moved to Sherburn, Minnesota and from Sherbum to Mankato in 1913. During his adulthood, he supported himself and his family by working as a photographer and musician. Krause married Maybelle Olson on 18 August 1928, and eventually, the couple had two daughters. Krause died in 1994.

Extent

1.00 folders

Language of Materials

English

Related Materials

It has been determined that the original recording of Raymond (Ray) M. Krause is available at the Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato, Minnesota.

Source

Creator

Title
Krause, Raymond (Ray) M., 1903 - 1994. Oral History Interview, 1975.
Status
Completed
Author
Archives staff
Date
1975
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