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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.
The collection was originally a black paperbound scrapbook, containing materials dating from 1923 to 1925. Ms. Mather collected programs of commencements, plays, and concerts. Also included are dance cards, letters of invitation, dance memorabilia, and an assortment of class instructions and teaching guides from Northern State Normal School for Fall 1924 and Spring 1925, and several photographs of of Ms. Mather's friends and classmates.
This collection contains a scrapbook that came to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives bound in a loose-leaf binder. The contents relate to Josephine Hurst Schils' years as a student at John D. Pierce School and at at Northern Michigan College of Education. Materials include programs, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings from 1948 to 1998.
This collection consists of Northern Michigan University memorabilia. Items include photographs of homecoming (1949), basketball and football teams, and the Tri Mu Fraternity; a homecoming program for 1948, a commencement program from 1981, copies of Horizons, and a personal scrapbook. The materials date from 1948 to 1993.
- Programs (documents). 4
- Student activities. 4
- Marquette (Mich.). 3
- Memorabilia. 3
- Greeting Cards. 2
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955) 2
- Northern State Normal School period (1899-1927) 2
- Articles. 1
- College and school drama. 1
- College sports. 1
- College students. 1
- Correspondence. 1
- Diaries. 1
- Gossard Company Strike, Ishpeming, Mich., 1949. 1
- Greek letter societies. 1
- Invitations. 1
- Labor movement. 1 + ∧ less
- Northern Michigan College of Education. 2
- Northern State Normal School (Mich.). 2
- Campbell, Betty 1
- DeFant, Geraldine 1
- Elizabeth Mather 1
ABOUT THIS COLLECTION GUIDE
This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region.
These finding aids will give you an overview of the contents and context of each collection. Finding aids only exist for collections that each organization has shared with UPLINK or (in the case of the NMU Archives) for processed collections. For a more comprehensive list of collections that might help with your research, please contact the relevant heritage organization(s) directly.
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