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Keefe, Edward A., 1911 - 1999. Oral History Interview, 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0201
Overview The Edward A. Keefe collection contains 2 audiocassettes, a CD duplicate of the audiocassettes, and a transcript of an interview conducted by Ronald M. Ginter with Keefe in the spring of 1979. In the interview, Keefe recalled his family's move from a farm into Owatonna and his teaching experiences in Magnolia, Little Falls, and Owatonna, Minnesota. Keefe discussed his teaching of industrial arts, social studies, and physical education along with athletics, discipline, economic conditions, and...
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

Snarr, Otto Welton, 1886 - 1966. Collection, 1857 - 1968

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0122
Overview The collection consists primarily of typed carbon copies of newspaper articles describing the Mankato Normal School, the Minnesota normal school system, and the schools of Mankato and Blue Earth County. The newspaper articles were published between 1857 and 1893 and were in the Mankato Independent, Mankato Record, Mankato Review, Mankato Union, and the Public Spirit (Mankato). Also, the collection contains typed copies of Minnesota’s laws relating to the state’s normal schools. Furthermore, the...
Dates: 1857-1968

Wiecking, Anna M., 1887-1973 and Family. Collection, 1907-1970

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0116
Overview The Anna M. Wiecking and Family collection consists of documents, pictures, and articles written by Anna Wiecking. In addition, this collection contains information on Gilbert Fletcher and Maud Hart Lovelace both famous Mankatoans. The family histories of both Anna Wiecking’s parents are included with various other items related to the Wiecking family. Furthermore, items related to Mankato State College address the retirements of two faculty members, various miscellaneous documents, and the...
Dates: 1887

Yaeger, Selma I., 1903 - 1993. Oral History Interview, 1980.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0193
Overview The Selma I. Yaeger collection contains an audiocassette recording, CD duplicates of the audiocassettes, and a transcript of an interview conducted at Yaeger's home in 1980. The interview deals with Yaeger's recollections of her roles and responsibilities while working as a rural schoolteacher during the 1920s. Patrice L. Johnson conducted the interview.
Dates: 1980