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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 87 Collections and/or Records:

H.H. King Flour Mills Co., Faribault, Minnesota. Collection, 1855-1975

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0142
Abstract The H.H. King Flour Mills Co. collection contains information concerning the company between 1855 and 1975. The H.H. King Flour Mills Co. began in 1923 as an outgrowth of several earlier flour milling businesses in Faribault including those of Milledge Sheffield in the 1890s and later his son B.B. Sheffield. Henry H. King partnered with B.B. Sheffield to form the Sheffield-King Milling Co. in 1902. King bought Sheffield’s remaining interest in 1906 and continued to use the former named until...
Dates: 1855-1975

Holbrook, Viola Rose (Funfsinn), 1920-. Oral History Interview, 1979.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0195
Abstract The Viola Rose Holbrook collection contains 2 audiocassette tapes, CD duplicates of the audiocassettes, and a transcript of an interview conducted between Josephine Carpenter and Holbrook in 1979. In the interview, Holbrook discussed her recollections of growing up in Rapidan, Minnesota and the educational conditions of students and teachers in the years after World War II and her experience teaching at Mankato State University. When discussing education, Holbrook recalled being a student...
Dates: 1979

Hruska, James. Collection, 1946 - 1967

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0140
Abstract The James Hruska collection consists of three manuscripts and one public address detailing the history of Waterville, Minnesota and Le Sueur County, Minnesota. Minnesota State Senator A. O Sundet gave the address in May 1967. Sundet’s speech pertained to the history of Le Sueur County.The manuscripts document the history of Waterville and the surrounding area. The Junior Historical Society of Waterville compiled one manuscript entitled “Our Veterans” in 1946. This compilation...
Dates: 1946-1967

Hughes, David Wendell, 1901 - 1984. "The Families of Hughes and James". Booklet, 1969

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1363

This collection consists of a genealogy compiled by David Wendell Hughes. The text outlines the history of the Hughes and James families, who were Welsh pioneer families in Blue Earth County, Minnesota. This genealogy traces the two families from their roots in Whales, and follows them until the 1960s.

Dates: 1969

Imm, Val, 1893 - 1981. Papers, 1932 - 1974

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0153
Abstract The Val Imm collection contains information regarding the political career of Val Imm. Imm, a Republican, served as a Representative and Senator in the Minnesota State Legislature from 1932 until 1965. The collection is divided into three series. The materials provide extensive documentation of papers pertaining to Imm’s correspondence with constituents and his work on various legislative committees. A smaller section of miscellaneous materials contains portraits of Imm, speeches,...
Dates: 1932-1974

Ingraham, Eliza M., 1883 - 1957. "Reminiscences of Eliza M. Ingraham" undated

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0134

The collection consists of a typed copy of Eliza M. Ingraham’s reminiscences of life in rural Leavenworth Township, Brown County, Minnesota during the Nineteenth Century. The majority of the paper consists of Ingraham recalling a log cabin near her home called the “old Hoff place.” In another section, she retold a tale about lost treasure buried near the cabin by American Indians escaping from soldiers. The paper ended abruptly after she recounted the cabin’s demise during her childhood.

Dates: 1883-07-29 - 1957-01-20

Jackson, Donald Force. "Jackson-Cahill, Force-Moen: A Narrative Genealogy". Booklet, 1980

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1360

This collection consists of a family history compiled by Donald Force Jackson. The narrative focuses on the author’s parents, Raymond Jackson and Della Anne Force Jackson. Information on pioneer life in Mankato and River Falls, Minnesota, the Mankato Teachers College, Army life during World War II, and the Mankato Tire Company are all part of the booklet.

Dates: 1980

Jacobson, Roy E., 1913-1998. Oral History Interview, 20 October 1984.

 Collection — Folder 1
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1497
Abstract The Roy Jacobson collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an oral history interview conducted between Jacobson and Anthony Boyer during October 1984. In the interview, Jacobson, a former school board member, discussed the expectation of community members towards teachers in one room schools in southwestern Minnesota during the 1940s and 1950s. He talked about hiring policies, the predominance of female teachers, and the various duties assigned to teachers.This...
Dates: 1984-10-20

Johnson, Carl August Sr. 1893 - 1977. Correspondence, 1963 - 1971.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 1380
Abstract This collection consists of the correspondence of Carl August Johnson Sr. (“Gus”), formerly of Mankato, Minnesota. Johnson worked as a teacher and lawyer for many years in the communities of Mankato and Lake Crystal. Johnson also served from 1962 until 1972 in the Minnesota House of Representatives. This collection consists of his correspondence from his time in the Minnesota House. Some topics discussed in the letters include abortion, transportation of school children, and tuition...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1963 - 1971

Jones, Bernice Starr, 1906 - 2000. Collection, 1956 - 1977.

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SMHC Collection 0183
Abstract The Bernice Starr Jones collection contains an oral history conducted between Jones and Marcia Mason in 1976, a second oral history conducted between Jones and Karin Thiem in 1977, and newspaper clippings and other related items. In the oral histories, Jones talks about her time as a musician, her involvement with music groups and clubs in Mankato, and her time as director of the Mankato Community Chorus. She also talks about the beginnings of the Mankato Symphony; her involvements with the...
Dates: 1956-1977