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Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Elizabeth and George Smith
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: George Smith is Ojibwe and grew up near Itasca State Park. Elizabeth Smith was employed in the Wegmanns' home and store. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The general topic was their experiences working in and around the park. George shared personal background, talked about collecting pulpwood near the park and about "Iron Spring". Elizabeth shared personal information; her initial contact with the park; working at Wegmann's; Mrs. Wegmann; her duties; reason for leaving; Lange store and post office; duties; contact with people in the park; general reflections. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: George Smith's interview is about five minutes. Elizabeth Smith's interview fills the remaining time.
2 hours sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
80 minutes length
Interviewee: Smith, Elizabeth L.
Interviewee: Smith, Reverend George Alvin
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in: Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States
Itasca State Park
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 102 (Library Call Number)
AV2003.42.21 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'