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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…

Gerald Neath.mp3
Interview with Gerald Neath, 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 Program.

Ann E Morris.mp3
Interview with Ann E. Morris, 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 Program.

Portrait of Herman family
Christine was born on December 12, 1905 at home in a log cabin built by her father. She was the fourth child of Bertha and Joseph Herman. Her family had crossed the ocean in a ship called the S.S. Hannover on March 24, 1900. They came from…

An interactive honeymoon - Wisconsin side of Lake Superior near the Apostle Islands

Chuck and I spent the last couple of years building a log cabin on his property on the Wisconsin side of Lake Superior. When my daughter and her boyfriend came up…

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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,…

KayHeroldRussellinterview_part2.mp3
Interview with Kay Herold Russell of the Town of Cross, Buffalo County, Wisconsin. The original audio file is presented here in three parts.

Notes from the submitter, Rita Boland Nutile, niece of Russell: "In 1994 I visited my Aunt Kay Herold…

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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…

Florence and Margaret Jordan (author’s sisters)
It was an unknown wilderness, a forest of pine trees with a carpet of pine needles beneath, located on the east side of the bay. One of the first known white men to have visited the area being missionary-explorer Father James Marquette in 1674. By…

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,…
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