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Holbrook, Viola Rose (Funfsinn), 1920-. Oral History Interview, 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0195
Overview The Viola Rose Holbrook collection contains 2 audiocassette tapes, CD duplicates of the audiocassettes, and a transcript of an interview conducted between Josephine Carpenter and Holbrook in 1979. In the interview, Holbrook discussed her recollections of growing up in Rapidan, Minnesota and the educational conditions of students and teachers in the years after World War II and her experience teaching at Mankato State University. When discussing education, Holbrook recalled being a student...
Dates: 1979

Nelson, Howard M., 1915 - 1980. Oral History Interview, 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0198
Overview The Howard M. Nelson collection contains an oral history interview and transcript of an interview conducted between Chuck Erickson and Nelson in the summer of 1979. In the interview, Nelson recalled his roles and responsibilities along with the economic and social expectations of teaching social studies at St. Peter High School during World War II. Besides educating high school students, Nelson taught the United States Navy's V-12 program at Gustavus Adolphus College. The V-12 course aimed to...
Dates: 1979

Nelson, Maurice J., 1891 - 1976. Papers, 1922 - 1973

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0135
Overview The Maurice J. Nelson collection contains photocopies of newspaper clippings and articles written by Nelson. The news clippings provide information on Nelson’s childhood in Hutchinson, Minnesota and the naming of Nelson Hall at Mankato State College in May 1968. Furthermore, the collection includes his documentation of witnessing the fire at Old Main on 5 February 1922, his efforts to establish a youth center named the Alpine Attic in Mankato, and a biographical sketch of Nelson presented at...
Dates: 1922-1973

Orchard, Jodi, 1957 -. Papers, 1971 - 1976.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0179
Overview This collection consists of items that belonged to Jodi (Zemechel) Orchard of Mankato,Minnesota. The items pertain to her time at the Wilson Campus School, which was part of Mankato State College. The Campus School was an innovative learning environment for the students, and many non-traditional teaching methods were employed. Included in the collection are programs and music from performances that Orchard was a part of, photographs of sporting events at Wilson Campus School, copies of student...
Dates: 1971

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