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View Resource Robert E. Treuhaft Oral History

Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley Oral History Collection.

View Resource Alfred Pelto Oral History Interview

Topics include his father coming to Ishpeming; railroads; cabbage farming and marketing; potato marketing; the Cohodas family; logging; saunas; horses; dairy farming; cheese factory collapse; ethnic relations; and ice harvesting.

View Resource Anna Isola Oral History Interview

Topics include her birth in Calumet, Mich., and her family; teaching; problems teaching English; amusements; boardinghouses; the Tamarack co-op; Vertin Brothers department store in Calumet; home remedies; and picnics.

View Resource Arthur Mutkala Oral History Interview

Topics include the Depression; logging; hunting (including deer hunting) and hunting accidents; and trapping.

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...

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