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Elmer Mangiat Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project)

 Digital Record


  • 1985-12-16


Elmer Mangiat, born in Gwinn in approximately 1911, discusses his childhood memories, World War I, school, food, living conditions, Mussolini, jobs, logging, mining, how he met his wife, transportation and railroads, religion, his own military service, his family's boarding house, gardening, and why his father came to the United States in 1902. This recording was made "in the Upper Peninsula." Nothing more specific about the location is mentioned. The sound quality is medium. At one point, another voice chimes in in the background. No name is mentioned.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish Elmer Mangiat Interview (Part of the Italian American Oral History Project), 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 sound file (92 min.))

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

MSS-202, Italian American Oral History Project

Repository Details

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

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1401 Presque Isle Ave
Marquette 49855 United States
906-227-1333 (Fax)


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