U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Oral History Project: Interview with Ed LaBelle

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Titles U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Oral History Project: Interview with Ed LaBelle
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Ed LaBelle was born in Veblen, South Dakota on January 10, 1935 to Margaret and Edward LaBelle. Ed lived in Stillwater, Minnesota at the time of the interview. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Growing up Dakota, Dakota language, working for the Northern Pacific Railroad, school life, World War II ration stamps, Christianity and Dakota spirituality, Indian boarding schools, reasons for the U.S.-Dakota War of 1862, Renville Rangers, treaties, Crow Creek, Dawes Allotment Act, Dakota walk to Fort Snelling, execution site at Mankato, Henry Sibley and Alexander Ramsey, "Half Breed Scrip" at Fort Snelling, internment camp at Fort Snelling, Dakota contributions to the world.
Quantity 1 digital file
22 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:11:47 running time
Creation Interviewer: Locke, Deborah
Interviewee: LaBelle, Ed
Made in: Flandreau, Moody County, South Dakota, United States
Subjects Dakota Indians
U.S.-Dakota War of 1862
Dates Content: 06/07/2012
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers (Library Call Number)
AV2011.45.52 (Accession Number)
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'U.S.-Dakota War of 1862 Oral History Project'


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