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Lowell Johnson Interview Transcript

 Digital Record


  • 2010-07-15


Lowell Johnson talks about his grandparents’ immigration from Sweden to the Upper Peninsula, his family history, his family's work in mines, powder mills, and logging, early Marquette, building old houses, his grandma cooking lutefisk, his schooling at John D. Pierce, Graveraet, and Marquette Senior High School, working at Lakeshore, his interest in the woods and nature, land use and control, hunting, private property, tourism, and guns and gun control. Interviewed by Russell M. Magnaghi

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Permission to publish the Lowell Johnson 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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Logan (CUPS in 3302-01)

Repository Details

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

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1401 Presque Isle Ave
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