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Melanie Woodworth.mp3
Interview with Melanie Woodworth, volunteer at Oregon Area Historical Society in Oregon, Wisconsin. Conducted by University of Wisconsin-Madison student Gianofer Fields as part of the UW-Madison Material Culture Program's Summer Service Learning…

Mrs. Ruth Brehmer-1.mp3
Interview with Mrs. Ruth Brehmer, volunteer at Hawks Inn Museum in Delafield, Wisconsin. Conducted by University of Wisconsin-Madison student Gianofer Fields as part of the UW-Madison Material Culture Program's Summer Service Learning Program.

Mrs. Shirley Seltzer.mp3
Interview with Mrs. Shirley Seltzer, volunteer at Hawks Inn Museum in Delafield, Wisconsin. Conducted by University of Wisconsin-Madison student Gianofer Fields as part of the UW-Madison Material Culture Program's Summer Service Learning Program.

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Letter from E. A. Richter, Leipzig to Gottlieb Wilhelm Findeisen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, April 19, 1849, with a translation from the original German.

Biographical notes from the submitters, Laura and Nicola Kaftan, great-great-granddaughters of…

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Letter from Wilhelm Nockemann, Milwaukee to Gottlieb Wilhelm Findeisen, care of Henry Martin, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, August 26, 1850, with a translation from the original German.

Notes from the submitters, Laura and Nicola Kaftan,…

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Main Street in Gillett Wisconsin looking west with the newly built Citizens State Bank building on the corner at front right.

I started working at the Stone Lake Dairy in 1953. I was working as an apprentice to learn cheese making. I worked for two years, then took my test and passed. I was twenty-four years old. We made American Cheddar cheese. Every Thursday Wesley Neu,…

While my sisters and I were growing up we hardly ever saw our father as he worked two or three jobs at a time. Then my parents divorced and we all thought we would never see him. Then came the first holiday as a family separated by divorce. It was…

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In 1901, my Grandpa Fred Ernest Tripp moved to Washburn County, Wisconsin with his wife and four small children. In those early years, Grandpa Tripp would farm in the summer and work in the woods with his brother Rob in the winter. He would buy a 40…

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My parents, Walter and Mary Crandall, were the caretakers of a private fishing camp on a seven acre heavily wooded island on Lake Little Sissabagama in Sawyer County. In 1904 James Hool from Chicago had moved his fishing camp here and in 1915 he…
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