Audio Recordings Personal history with 78 year old male, Ely, Minnesota

Format Audio Recordings
Contributors Drazenovich, Joseph
Vidmar, Anthony
Dates 1977
Location Ely
United States
Language English
Subjects Automobile Mechanics
Children of Immigrants
Chisholm (Minn.)
Economic Conditions
Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
Emigration and Immigration
English Language
Motor Vehicle Industry
Oral Histories
Personal Narratives
Slovenian Americans
Social Life and Customs
Tree Farms
Personal history with 78 year old male, Ely, Minnesota
Contributor Names
Vidmar, Anthony (Speaker)
Drazenovich, Joseph (Interviewer)
Created / Published
March 28, 1977
Subject Headings
-  Emigration and immigration
-  Ellis Island Immigration Station (N.Y. and N.J.)
-  English language--Dialects--Minnesota
-  Men--Minnesota--Ely--Language
-  Automobile mechanics--Minnesota--Chisholm--Language
-  Children of immigrants--Minnesota--Ely--Language
-  Slovenian Americans--Minnesota--Ely--Social life and customs
-  Immigrants--Minnesota--Ely--Language
-  Chisholm (Minn.)--Social life and customs
-  Chisholm (Minn.)--Economic conditions
-  Tree farms--Minnesota--Chisholm
-  Motor vehicle industry--Minnesota--Chisholm
-  Interviews
-  Narratives
-  Oral histories
-  Personal narratives
-  United States -- Minnesota -- Ely
Oral histories
Personal narratives
-  For rights information contact the collector’s institution: Iron Range Research Center. Chisholm, MN
-  78 year old male. Slovenian heritage, born in Ely MN. Parents from Slovenia (met and married in US). One of 12 children. Has 3 children and 20 grandchildren. Currently, is a tree farmer.
-  Talks about his parent's history; life in MN; school; automobiles; prohibition; bootlegging; and the depression.
Audio tape; 10.5” reel, 7.5 ips; duration: 30:49
Call Number
AFC 1986/022: AFS 24,323 a03
Source Collection
Center for Applied Linguistics Collection (AFC 1986/022)
American Folklife Center
Digital Id

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