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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

Faribault Mutual Loan and Building Association. Stock Subscription Book, 1874 - 1879

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1345

This collection consists of one volume of records from the Faribault Mutual Loan and Building Association of Faribault, Minnesota. The book contains records of who subscribed and how many shares they had purchased from the Faribault Mutual Loan and Building Association. The listings for those who did purchase stocks also describe what land they owned in the Faribault area, and what fees and dues were required by the association.

Dates: 1874-1879

Farmfest '76, Lake Crystal, Minnesota. Papers, July - October 1975. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1339

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1339

This collection consists of promotional materials relating to Farmfest ’76, an agricultural festival that was held in Lake Crystal, Minnesota. Included in the collection are: a flyer containing information on Farmfest activities, three issues of Forward to Farmfest, a map of the exhibit area at Farmfest, and two posters for the event, which show the bicentennial theme. Forward to Farmfest was a newspaper devoted to the events and displays that were occurring at Farmfest in 1976.

Dates: 1975-07 -1975-10

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

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0186
Abstract 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

Geschwind, Peter, 1852 - 1938. Papers, 1868 - 1922

 Collection — Half hollinger box 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0132
Abstract The Peter Geschwind collection consists of items pertaining to his work in the Sleepy Eye, Minnesota as well as some personal items. The collection contains The Charter of the City of Sleepy Eye with appended ordinances through 1907, manuscripts written by Geschwind about his views concerning the Ku Klux Klan and more specifically the Klan in southern Texas, and an undated photograph of Geschwind. Additionally, the collection contains numerous documents ranging from land deeds, to the will...
Dates: 1868-1922

Gibbons, George P. Oral History Interview, 30 October 1986.

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1499
Abstract The George Gibbons collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Gibbons and Jean Benda during October 1986. In the interview, Gibbons discussed his twenty-nine year career as a social studies teacher in Jackson, Minnesota. He talked about his educational career and his goals as a teacher along with his observations concerning administrators, teacher organizations, the community, parental involvement, and his students. ...
Dates: 1986-10-30

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

Griffin, George, 1867 - 1947. Reminiscences, 1867 - 1941

 Collection — Half hollinger box 0106-0115, Folder: 01-03
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0115
Abstract The collection contains a typed copy of reminiscences by George Griffin written in the fall of 1941. Griffm focused on his numerous jobs. He recalled his youthful occupations and reminisced about working on a threshing crew, being a carpenter, running steam engines, and working in boiler rooms at various factories and mills located in Minnesota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. Griffin's activity with the Baptist Church, membership on the Board of Trustees for Pillsbury Academy, and his...
Dates: 1867-1941

Griffin, Thomas Henry, 1836-1922. Papers, 1878-1883

 Collection — Reel 01
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0152

Thomas Henry Griffin was a farmer near Clinton Falls, Steele County, Minnesota. Most of the collection consists of account books which show receipts and expenditures for his farm and home; the prices of food, clothing, wood, and livestock; the wages paid to the hired help; and the amount of milk furnished to a cheese factory. The collection also includes a diary from 1878-1883, which includes information on the weather, dates for planting, and other aspects of his farming operations.

Dates: 1878-1883

Harmer, Barbara Carol Thomson. Oral History Interview, 22 October and 12 November 1987

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1449
Abstract The Barbara Harmer collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Harmer and Laura Wicks during the fall of 1987. Harmer began her career in education in 1950. She remained an art education teacher until 1986. In the interview, Harmer discussed the areas of change and continuity that occurred during her career. She noted how society strongly influences adolescents and how these changes affected her role as an educator. Furthermore, she...
Dates: 1987-10-22; 1987-11-12

Haskell, Lyle (Spike), 1906 - 1976. Oral History Interview, 1974.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0203

The Lyle (Spike) Haskell collection contains an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and a transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Marcia Mason and Haskell in the fall of 1974. In the interview, Haskell recalled his career as a musician in Minnesota. Haskell played in numerous orchestras based in Mankato, Minnesota that traveled throughout Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.

Dates: 1974