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Foster, Mary Salinda. "A Thought That Grew", Typescript, 1940

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1304
Abstract

This collection consists of a typescript written by Mary Salinda Foster. This article discusses a meeting with Mrs. James (no first name listed), regarding the Art History Club at Mankato State College. Mrs. James reminisced about the founding of the club to the club officers at a meeting celebrating her eightieth birthday.

Dates: 1940

Four Traction Auto Co. Mankato, MN. Drawings, 1908 - 1913

 Collection — Folder: 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0161
Abstract This collection is made up of thirteen photocopies of engineering drawings of cars and trucks designed by Mr. Ernest Rosenberger of the Four Traction Auto Company. The drawings contain views of both entire vehicles and parts of the chassis and drive gear, but are not to scale. Included in these drawings are depictions of a twelve-passenger automobile, a 1 1/2 ton truck, two fire engines, and car and light truck chassis and axles. The original drawings are in the collections of the Minnesota...
Dates: 1908-1913

Fowler and Pay. Papers, 1887 - 1888

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1229
Abstract This collection consists of items belonging to the business firm of Fowler and Pay. The business was operated by Frank Fowler and Benjamin Franklin Pay, of Mankato. From 1887 until 1889 the company served as a retail outlet for products produced by other local businesses. This collection contains a ledger book from this time period, which includes the financial records from the business. Also included is a deed for land purchased by Fowler and Pay in Mankato, and an undated pamphlet produced...
Dates: 1887-1888

Gaarenstroom, Christian Fredrick, 1887 - 1971. Collection, 1912 - 1977

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1246
Abstract The Christian Fredrick Gaarenstroom collection consists of an audiocassette, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and transcript of an oral history conducted between Dr. Bruce L. Larson and Gaarenstroom's son, Conrad F. Gaarenstroom, in the summer of 1977. The interview deals with Conrad Gaarenstroom reminiscing about his father's political activities and a small section on his own public career in Fairmont, Minnesota. In addition, the collection contains items that belonged to Christian...
Dates: 1912-1977

Gavin, Emmet J., 1889 - 1977. Oral History Interview, 1974

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1278
Abstract

This collection consists of an oral history interview conducted with Emmet J. Gavin of Austin, Minnesota. He worked for the Hormel Company in Austin for 54 years, and this interview focuses on his employment there. The interview was conducted by Mrs. lone Louk, as part of a project focusing on the 1933 Hormel employees' strike.

Dates: 1974

German Conferences of the Methodist Church of America. Minnesota Church Records, 1855-1933

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1270
Abstract

Records concerning German-speaking Minnesota congregations, kept by the two geographically defined conferences of the Methodist Episcopal Church that governed them. There are minutes, financial record books, church registers, and records of congregational organizations and societies from Minnesota districts and congregations.

Dates: 1855-1933

Goodfellow, Mary Ann. "A History of Girl Scouting in Fairmont", 1982

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1310
Abstract This collection consists of a typed transcript of an interview conducted with Catherine Blesi. Blesi was a long time supporter of the Girl Scouts of Fairmont, Minnesota. She was president of the Fairmont Girl Scouts Council from 1936 until 1940. The typescript was compiled by using quotations from a taped interview from Blesi. The result is an interesting, but sometimes difficult to follow, narrative of Blesi’s personal experiences in Fairmont. She reminisces about selling cookies in the...
Dates: 1982

Graif, Matt J. Clothing. Papers, 1925 - 1960

 Collection — Hollinger box: 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1239
Abstract

This collection consists of 35 small volumes originally belonging to the Matt J. Graif Clothing store in Mankato, Minnesota. Matt J. Graif Clothing is a men’s store, and the volumes contain the names and addresses of those who purchased suits there, and the prices of the items. These records were kept for reference purposes should a customer have a complaint about the purchase. The volumes run from 1925 until 1960, with the records from 1932 missing.

Dates: 1925-1960

Granada Sun. Account Books, 1912 - 1918

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1249
Abstract This collection consists of the records belonging to the Granada Sun, a newspaper formerly located in Granada, Minnesota. Included in the collection are the ledger books, which contain accounts receivable and accounts payable information. Also included are the records of the Arriba Record, of Arriba, Colorado, which cover from 1912 until 1913, and the White Leader, of White, South Dakota, which are from 1913 until 1914. All of the newspapers whose records are included in the collection were...
Dates: 1912-1918

Greater Mankato YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association) Women of Distinction Oral History Project. Collection, 2016-Ongoing

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0270
Abstract

This collection consists of audio and transcripts of oral histories conducted in 2016 and 2017 by Minnesota State University, Mankato students under the direction of Professors Christopher Corley and Angela Jill Cooley.  They interviewed 15 Greater Mankato YWCA (Young Women Christian Association) Women of Distinction honorees to document the history of the YWCA’s annual award and how the program fulfills YWCA goals of empowering women and eliminating racism.

Dates: 2016-Ongoing

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