Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project: Interview with James Edward Clark
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Although born in the Shakopee area in 1918, James Clark spent the early part of his life living between Vineland and Lake Lena. Thereafter, he joined the Indian Civilian Conservation Corps and worked at Grand Portage until World War II, when he was drafted into the service and served as a medic in Europe. Upon returning, Mr. Clark worked in the Sturgeon Bay area for a few years and then moved to the Twin Cities, where he worked in hospitals for thirty years. After retiring, Mr. Clark moved back to the reservation. Mr. Clark attended ceremonials and taught Ojibwe language and culture. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Earty life and people living in the Lake Lena area and Vineland area, including the Mille Indian Trading Post. Life in Indian Civilian Conservation Corps camp. Urban Indian experience.
64 pages transcript
Content Category: text
Interviewee: Clark, James Edward
Interviewer: Godfrey, Anthony
Made in: Vineland, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 36 (Library Call Number)
AV1993.251.5 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project'