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Fred Rydholm (2008) Interview Transcript

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  • 2008-12-11


Fred Rydholm begins by giving a brief background about his family’s migration from Sweden and their life in Marquette in the early 20th century. Rydholm then moves on to discuss his childhood and schooling in Marquette. He discusses how, despite his background in science, he has written several volumes about local Upper Peninsula history. He discusses why he is so interested in this subject and how he became so knowledgeable about it. Rydholm also discusses his tree farm, Prohibition, the books he has written, and his love of stories and storytelling.

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Permission to publish the Fred Rydholm 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.


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Existence and Location of Originals

3302-01, Northern Michigan University and Area Audio Collection
  • Rydholm, Fred Interview

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

Harden Learning Resources Center 126
1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1333 (Fax)


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