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Ida Thornberry Interview Transcript

 Digital Record


  • 1980-03-25


Ida Thornberry discusses Garden Village, Kingsford, Michigan. Topics include the early Ford Motor Company days, her arrival Garden Village in 1925, former buildings’ locations, the Garden Village Schoolyard, the temporary barrack school, school in shifts, the expanding student population, Garden Village School and Lincoln School, grocery shopping at the Ford Store, Kingsford incorporation, the Ford Plant land sale, and World War II and its effects on Garden Village. Note: Briding should be corrected to Breitung. Interviewed by Inez Peterson

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Permission to publish the Ida Thornberry Interview Transcript must be obtained from the University Archivist. The University Archivist may be reached by phone at 906-227-1225, or e-mail, The University Archivist may also be reached in Room 126 of the Learning Resource Center, Northern Michigan University, Marquette, MI.


1 item (1 text file (20 pages))

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Existence and Location of Originals

3302-01, Northern Michigan University and Area Audio Collection
  • Thornberry, Ida

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Part of the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives Repository

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Marquette 49855 United States
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