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Barth, Frank W., 1888 - 1983. Oral History Interview, 1975.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0197
Overview The Frank W. Earth collection contains an audiocassette, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a transcript of an interview conducted with Barth in 1975 by Leona Barth Schwiem for the Blue Earth County Historical Society and the American Association of University Women, Mankato, Branch. In the interview, Barth recalled moving to Mankato around 1893 and the changes in the city during his lifetime. The focus of the interview concerned Earth's job with the Mankato Electric Traction Company and...
Dates: 1975

Gail, Emma (Emily). Journal, May 1855 - February 1881.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0186
Overview The Emma Gail collection contains a typed copy of a journal written during the Gail family's move from Waupan, Wisconsin to Mankato, Minnesota in 1855. The first section of the journal contains Gail's accounts concerning the family's trip to Mankato. The second half of the collection contains her description of Mankato and her life in 1881. By this time, she had married Benjamin T. Town in 1860, and by 1874, the couple were raising three sons: Benjamin, Warren, and Ray. The journal is not...
Dates: 1855-05 - 1881-02

Marti, Godfred, 1859 -. Diaries, 1882 - 1884

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0182
Overview The Godfred Marti collection contains two diaries and a transcription for each diary. Marti grew up on a farm near Sleepy Eye, Brown County, Minnesota and continued living in the area during his adulthood. The diaries contain information about his life and the work he did as a farmer between 1882 and 1884.
Dates: Other: 1882-1884

Thayer, Frank C., 1852 - 1911. Journal, 1875 - 1880.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0189
Overview The Frank C. Thayer collection contains one journal composed between 1875 and 1880. In the journal, Thayer wrote about everyday life, planting trees on his property, the weather, and his jobs while he was at the following locations in southern Minnesota: Kasson, Dodge County; Holly Township and Shetek, Murray County; Oshawa, Nicollet County; Tracy, Lyon County, New Ulm, Brown County, Rochester and Eyota, Olmstead County. Besides the daily notations, the journal contains letters, receipts, a...
Dates: 1875-1880

True, Arthur W. "To the Descendents of Minnesota Pioneers Hosea, Lewis, and Charles True". Genealogy, 1977.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1368
Overview This collection consists of a genealogy produced by Arthur W. True. The genealogy is focused on the families of three True brothers, Hosea, Lewis, and Charles, who were all pioneer settlers in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. This volume deals with the families’ history from approximately 1850 through 1977.
Dates: 1977

Winter, August Edward, 1838 - 1927. Reminiscences, 1861 - 1865

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0112
Overview This collection consists of a transcribed photocopy, jfrom German to English, of the reminiscences of August Edward Winter. Winter served as a German Lutheran minister on the Minnesota frontier, and he detailed his experience in the paper. In the document. Winter described of living conditions, wages, Minnesota communities, the Dakota Conflict, a grasshopper invasion, and Minnesota's pioneers.
Dates: 1861-1865

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