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Mapleton (Minn.)

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Gilmore, Mark Anthony, 1839 - 1921. Reminiscences, 1907

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1352
Abstract This collection consists of a handwritten copy of the reminiscences of Mark Anthony Gilmore, of Mapleton, Minnesota. These reminiscences were dictated to Harriet and Paul Barney in 1907. Gilmore discusses his life before moving to Minnesota, moving to Colorado as part of the gold rush, and working on the Union Pacific Railroad. Also included in the collection are three pages of the Gilmore genealogy copied from Alvin Nichols, Utah Pioneer. The original copy of these reminiscences is...
Dates: 1907

Swenson, Margaret Lila, 1923-2003. Oral History Interview, 15 October and 1 November 1986.

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1476
Abstract The Margaret Lila Swenson collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Swenson and Mardell Jensen during the fall of 1986. Swenson worked as a teacher in Truman, Minnesota (1942-1944) and in Mapleton, Minnesota from 1955 until her retirement during the mid-1980s. In the interview, she discussed the changes and continuities that occurred during her career. The decline in student respect for teachers, diminished parental concern, and...
Dates: 1986-10-15; 1986-11-01