U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Oral History Project: Interview with Sylvan Schumacher
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Sylvan Schumacher was born in Leavenworth Township near Sleepy Eye, Minnesota on May 10, 1934 to Ben and Francis Schumacher. He lives on the home place that his great-grandfather, John Joseph Schumacher, homesteaded. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: 1862 and Aftermath, Settlers in War, Dakota/Settler Relations, Homesteading, Sod Houses, Midwifery.
Quantity 3 digital file
14 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:51:35 minutes running time
Creation Interviewer: Locke, Deborah
Interviewee: Schumacher, Sylvan
Made in New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Dakota Indians
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Made in New Ulm, Brown County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/10/2011
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Accession Number AV2011.45.28
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Oral History Project'

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