Mille Lacs Indian Trading Post Oral History Project: Interview with Letitia B. Caldwell
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Letitia B. Caldwell was born on the White Earth Reservation in 1912. At the time of the interview she resided in Shawano, Wisconsin. Ms. Caldwell was the daughter of William Markum Dailey, who was an interpreter for the Ojibwe at Mille Lacs when annuity payments were made during the early part of the 20th century. Her grandfather was Chief Mou-zoo-mau-nee, a noted leader at Mille Lacs in the 19th century. Ms. Caldwell was employed by Harry and Jeannette Ayer as salesperson for the Mille Lacs Trading Post between 1929 and 1933. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Specific information on Mille Lacs Indian Trading Post, including detailed descriptions of interior of general store and museum room, dining hall and restaurant, boat factory, general operation of the trading post, other employees and descriptions of Harry and Jeannette Ayer.
Quantity 66 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Godfrey, Dr. Anthony Ph.D.
Interviewee: Caldwell, Letitia B.
Made in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States
Subjects Made in Shawano County, Wisconsin, United States
Dates Creation: 11/09/1991
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 35
Accession Number AV1993.198.2
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Mille Lacs Indian Trading Post Oral History Project'

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