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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…

I was probably six or seven years old, 1966 or ’67. Summers were untethered for me in Racine, everyday, all day, at the Park & Rec program at Island Park in the beautiful old pavilion where I looked up to the teenage playground leaders. We bounced…

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…

GAHS OLD PHOTO Gillett Hospital.jpg
The Gillett Hospital was located upstairs in this building in the early to mid 1920s. It was on the corner of Lake and Main Street. A local resident "recalled" that he had been born in this hospital in 1923. The photo was given to Gillett Area…

Gillett Village  Hall with Horse and Carriage in front.jpg
The Village Hall was built in 1908, and provided room for the fire equipment on the first floor with steps leading from the inside up to the second floor which housed the library for many years. The bell at the top was rung for the fires. Currently…

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.

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.

Mr. Babcock.mp3
Interview with Jim Babcock, 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.

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…

Mary Daniel.mp3
Interview with Mary Daniel, 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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