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View Resource Anna Kangas Oral History Interview

Topics include her work at Suomi College as a housemother; coming to America; school in Finland; Finnish foods; ethnic conflicts; boardinghouses in Hancock; Fourth of July celebrations; crime; home remedies; midwives; diseases; and ministers.

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 Arvo "Charlie" Pyorala Oral History Interview

Topics include his father clearing land and building a home; starting a farm; working in lumber camps and mines; the 1913 strike; ethnic conflicts; religious life; keeping country roads open in the winter; a home remedy; moving to Pontiac in 1922; movement of many people downstate; the Depression; the WPA; a train robbery; a mine accident victim; cooperative movement; voting; running restaurants...

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.

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