Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project: Interview with James Edward Clark

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Titles Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project: Interview with James Edward Clark
Description 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.
Quantity 64 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewee: Clark, James
Interviewer: Godfrey, Anthony
Made in: Vineland, Mille Lacs County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/26/1992
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 36 (Library Call Number)
AV1993.251.5 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mille Lacs Ojibwe Social History Project'


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