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Ethnicity United States

African Americans (207)
Cambodian Americans (6)
Chinese Americans (3)
Dutch emigration and immigration (17)
Finnish Americans (54)
Hispanic Americans (31)
Japanese Americans (2)
Korean Americans (6)
Laotian Americans (4)
Polish Americans (1)
Vietnamese Americans (9)

View Resource Nick DiGaetano Oral History

Nick DiGaetano is a UAW Local 7 retiree. This interview discusses DiGaetano’s recollections of the ethnic groups among Detroit workers, the IWW-Industrial Workers of the World, and blacks in the auto plants and in the UAW.

View Resource Annie Broan Aldrich Oral History Interview

Topics include family history; the reasons her parents came to Copper Country; her father's work as a mine captain; celebrating Christmas and the Fourth of July; school; marriage to physician Addison Aldrich in 1907; life as an physician's wife; church life; social life; flu and typhoid epidemics; ethnic relations; a strike; temperance movement; suffrage; the WPA; Italian American community...

View Resource Barbara Williams Oral History Interview

Topics include attending school; graduating (1930) from Lawrence College in Appleton, Wis.; her work as a librarian in Calumet, first with the Calumet and Hecla library and later with the Calumet Public Library 1944-1966); the impact of World War I on the Copper Country; the Depression; copper mines and mining; ethnic groups and relations; amusements; the Calumet Theatre; Calumet and Hecla...

View Resource Battista Bigando Oral History Interview

Topics include coming to the U.S. from Italy; getting a job in the mines; boardinghouses; medical care and physicians; playing with the Calumet & Hecla Band; Allouez; and the visit of Theodore Roosevelt to Copper Country.

View Resource Catherine Bales Oral History

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