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This is an artificial collection of postcards relating to Northern Michigan University and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan that have been received at the NMU Archives from various sources.
This collection consists of a taped oral interview with Geraldine Defant conducted by Jennifer Grondin on March 26, 1990, and includes an interview transcription. Of particular note is the interview's coverage of the 1949 H.W. Gossard Company Garment Workers Strike in Ishpeming, Michigan. The collection also includes copies of a scrapbook and photographs. The collection's materials cover the range between 1946-1990.
- Ishpeming (Mich.). 3
- Community organization. 1
- Conservation and restoration. 1
- Correspondence. 1
- Diaries. 1
- Gossard Company Strike, Ishpeming, Mich., 1949. 1
- Historic preservation. 1
- Hotels. 1
- Labor movement. 1
- Labor unions. 1
- Legal documents. 1
- Marquette (Mich.). 1
- Marquette County (Mich.). 1
- Minutes (administrative records). 1
- Negaunee (Mich.). 1
- Northern Michigan alumni/alumnae. 1
- Norwegian Americans. 1
- Oral histories (document genres). 1
- Photographs. 1 ∧ less
- English 3
- Norwegian 1
- Northern Michigan University 2
- Boyum, Burton H. 1
- DeFant, Geraldine 1
- Magnaghi, Russell M. 1
- Mather Inn (Ishpeming, Mich.) 1
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