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Jefferson, Leo Edward, 1882 - 1974. Biographical Sketches, ca. 1955

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1305
Abstract This collection consists of two biographical sketches written by Leo Edward Jefferson, of Mankato, Minnesota. The sketches highlight the lives of his parents, Adam and Mary Jefferson, of Mankato. Jefferson speaks about his parents’ childhoods in Bavaria and Lorraine, their lives in Wisconsin, and their move to Minnesota. Jefferson also discusses his father’s role in the building of Fort Ridgely, pioneer life in Mankato, and in passing mentions some events of the Civil War and the Dakota...
Dates: 1955

Jelinek, Lucie Josephine. Papers, 1910-1928

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0242
Abstract

The Lucie Jelinek Papers collection consists of a teaching contract between Jelinek and School District 5, Sherburne County, Minnesota from 1910, a first grade state teacher’s certificate by indorsement(sic.) from 1911, and a first grade teacher’s certificate extension from 1928.

Dates: 1901-1928

Johnson, Dorothy. "Wasioja", Paper, 1965

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1330
Abstract This collection consists of a paper written in 1965 by Dorothy Johnson. The paper is a history of Wasioja, which is a village on the Zumbro River in Dodge County, Minnesota. The establishment of the village, their involvement in the Civil War, church activities in the village, and the decline of population in Wasioja are all part of the paper. Newspaper clippings and a 1962 program from the Dodge County Historical Society are included in the paper as an appendix. The paper was written as an...
Dates: 1965

Johnson, John Albert, 1861 - 1909. Letter, 11 November 1908

 Collection — Half Hollinger box: 0106-0115, Folder: 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0114
Abstract

This collection contains a letter written by John A. Johnson to Cora Kearney Maghn of Mankato, Minnesota. In the letter, Johnson thanked his constituent for congratulating him on his re-election as Minnesota Governor.

Dates: 11 November 1908

Johnson, Mary Pay, 1906 - 1992. Oral History Interview, 1974

 Collection — Container: Volume 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1213
Abstract This collection consists of the transcript of an oral history interview conducted with Mary Pay Johnson, of Madison Lake, Minnesota. The interview was conducted as part of the Blue Earth County Historical Society’s project intended to chronicle wholesale and retail businesses in Mankato since 1900. Johnson was a lifelong resident of Blue Earth County, and her family has operated a variety of businesses in the area. Some of the topics discussed were her family’s earliest times in Blue Earth...
Dates: 1974

Juliar, Nicholas and family. Clippings, Undated

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0166
Abstract

This collection contains two newspaper clippings concerning the family of Nicholas Juliar (1841 - 1920) of St. Clair, Minnesota. Juliar was a banker, auctioneer, and member of the Minnesota House of Representatives for two terms. One of the clippings deals with his sister, Salome Juliar-Ringling, who was the mother of the famous Ringling brothers of circus fame. The other clipping is a photocopy of an article written in 1902 about Nicholas Juliar for an unknown newspaper.

Dates: Undated

Kessel, Abbas, 1918-1987 and Miner-Kessel, Ruth, 1920-2017. Collection, 1939-2008.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0250
Abstract The Abbas Kessel and Ruth Miner-Kessel Collection consists of three series, that of Dr. Abbas Kessel, his wife Dr. Ruth Miner-Kessel, and their combined personal and professional materials. The Abbas Kessel part of the collection is made up of documents dating back to his school days in England. The majority of the collection comes from his time as a professor at Mankato State University (1966-1985). There are notes from texts and classes, personal and professional letters, photographs and a...
Dates: 1939 - 2008

Kienitz, Sidney, 1899 - 1975. Papers, 1888 – 1971.

 Collection — Container: Box 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1225
Abstract

This collection consists of item once belonging to Sidney Kienitz, of Good Thunder, Minnesota. Kienitz was the publisher of the Herald from 1946 – 1971, and a long time resident of the Good Thunder area. The collection contains items relating to the publishing of the Good Thunder Herald and to the history of Good Thunder. The collection contains photographs, newspaper clippings, and published and unpublished articles about Good Thunder.

Dates: 1888-1971

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968. Speech in Mankato, Minnesota, 12 November 1961.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0259
Abstract Martin Luther King, Jr. visited Mankato, Minnesota on Sunday,12 November 1961 as part of the Third Annual Lectureship for the Wesley Foundation, a Mankato State College religious student organization. He gave two speeches at Century Methodist Church, “The Good Neighbor,” and a speech at Mankato High School, “Facing the Challenge of a New Age.” The Martin Luther King, Jr. speech in Mankato collection consists of an audio recording and transcript of the speech given by King at Mankato High...
Dates: 12 November 1961

Kinne & White Store. Ledger, 1866 - 1867

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1202
Abstract This collection is comprised of the ledger of the Kinne & White grocery and crockery store, which operated in Mankato, Minnesota from 1866 until 1867. James G. Kinne and Albert S. White formed a partnership in 1866 to begin operation of a grocery store. The ledger was used by Kinne & White from July 1866 until November 1866, when Kinne sold his interest in the venture to White. The ledger also contains the business and personal records of Albert S. White from November 1866 to June...
Dates: 1866-1867

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