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William Isler. Reminiscences, circa 1938.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 107
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  • circa 1938

Reminiscences by Isler, a Swiss immigrant to the United States and a Methodist minister in the Midwest and in Newark, New Jersey.

Sadie Peterson Cresswell. Reminiscences, circa 1955.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 218
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  • circa 1955

Recollections by Cresswell, originally from River Falls, Wisconsin, primarily concerning her experiences teaching school in Midway, North Dakota, around 1910, and her experiences as a housekeeper-companion to a Mrs. Wright in California in the 1950's.

Rudolph Andrew Karges. Reminiscences, 1961.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 7
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  • 1961

Reminiscences by Karges, discussing mainly his family, his education at Whitewater (Wis.) Normal School (1899-1901) and the University of Wisconsin (1904-06), and his experiences as professor of physics and chemistry at River Falls (Wis.) State College (1908-52).

River Falls hospital committees records, 1971-1978, 1990.

  • US ARC River Falls Mss EE
  • collection
  • 1990

Records of three civic committees concerned with hospital services in River Falls, Wisconsin. The River Falls Health Facilities Study Committee in 1972 studied the feasibility of both City Hospital and St. Joseph's Hospital continuing to operate. A Hospital Steering Committee in 1975 met to implement merger recommendations which culminated in organization of River Falls Area Hospital, Inc. The third committee represented is the River Falls Area Hospital Capital Development Campaign Committee which began meeting in 1990 to raise $1,000,000 to finance a new hospital building.
Included for the 1970s committees are meeting minutes; correspondence with state and local officials, consulting firms, and others; a report from consultant Glunz-Strathy Associates recommending merger; newspaper articles; and by-laws and regulations of City Hospital and the new merged hospital. Minutes, mimeographed issue papers and planning documents, and a printed brochure are present for the 1990 committee.

Reminiscences on the Simon K. Twetten family, 1852-1949.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 372
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  • 1852-1949

A personal reminiscence by Jennie Hammer and history, 1852-1949, of her Norwegian American family (Twetten and Rude), who settled in Polk County, Wisconsin, circa 1865. Included are family anecdotes, genealogical information, descriptions of family events and general conditions (especially for the period 1880-1949), and information about Hammer's training and experiences as a teacher.

R. A. Jensen. Reminiscences, 1974.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 257
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  • 1974

Letter from Dr. R.A. Jensen, St. Cloud, Minnesota, to Walker D. Wyman in which Jensen reminisces about his experiences as a student at River Falls (Wis.) Normal School, 1922-1924.

Peter Heinrich Dicke. Autobiography, undated.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 115
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  • undated

An autobiography by Peter Dicke, a Lutheran minister who established and served many congregations in Michigan and in Dodge, Shawano, and Oconto counties, Wisconsin.

Optegnelser om grundlaeggelsen af den danske koloni West Denmark, Wisconsin, 1869, 1961.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 397
  • collection
  • 1961

Photocopy of an unfinished manuscript by Helweg, handwritten and in Danish, with the translated title "Manuscript on the Establishment of the Danish Settlement of West Denmark, Polk County, Wisconsin, U.S.A." West Denmark was on the west shore of Little Butternut Lake in Luck Township. The manuscript is bound, and was not finished due to Pastor Helweg's death.

Norah Halverson Howe. Reminiscences, undated.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 217
  • collection
  • undated

Brief undated recollection by Norah Halverson Howe, Evanston, Illinois, of her experiences as a student at River Falls Normal School in the class of 1916.

Morris B. Buske. Reminiscences, 1970.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 121
  • collection
  • 1970

Typewritten reminiscences of River Falls State Teachers College, 1930-1934, written about 1970 by Morris Buske, a former history student who became a writer of high school textbooks.

M. C. Holt. Reminiscences, undated.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 181
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  • undated

Reminiscences of Holt, a Pierce County farmer from 1859 on and a founder of Ono, Wisconsin.

Lillian M. Cotter. Memoir, circa 1982.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 285
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  • circa 1982

Memoir by Cotter describing her 1910-1917 experiences during threshing times on a farm near Grange Hall, Wis. (Ono, Wis.) in Pierce County; plus a 1982 cover letter from Cotter.

Harvey O. Anderson. Essay on New Centreville, Wisconsin, 1970.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 391
  • collection
  • 1970

Photocopy of a paper written by Anderson for a University of Wisconsin-River Falls geography course which studies the cultural and economic aspects of life in the settlement of New Centreville, St. Croix County, Wisconsin in the early 1900's. Included is Mrs. Selma Anderson's recollections of the buildings, people, and businesses that made up the hamlet at that time, and copies of several newspaper articles concerning the history of New Centreville.

Harry C. Adriance. Reminiscences, undated.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 145
  • collection
  • undated

Photocopied recollections of Corporal (later Sergeant) Harry C. Adriance describing his experiences with the U.S. Marine Corps in the Philippines and China, 1899-1902, including the Battle of Tientsin, July 13, 1900, in which he won the Congressional Medal of Honor.

Adriance, Harry C. (1899)

Hans Johan Swedenburg family. Biographies, 1936 and undated.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 360
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  • 1936 and undated

Biographies by Haglund of Hans Johan Swedenburg, 1816-1900, and his wife and children. Swedenburg was a Swedish immigrant who settled in the Warrentown area of Pierce County, Wis. Included also are 1936 reminiscences by Anna Swedenburg Haglund, daughter of Hans Johan, describing the founding of the Tabor Lutheran Church in Pierce County.

Edwin D. Levings. Papers, 1857-1866, 1880.

  • US ARC River Falls Mss BO
  • collection
  • 1880

Papers of Private Edwin D. Levings, Company A, 12th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry; including Civil War letters written by him and his brother Homer to their parents in Pierce County, Wis., scattered other family correspondence, and Levings' recollections of Sherman's march through Georgia.

Clyde Campbell. Reminiscences, 1967.

  • US ARC River Falls SC 66
  • collection
  • 1967

Typewritten reminiscences by Campbell, once professor of agricultural education at River Falls State College, River Falls, Wisconsin; chiefly concerning his boyhood on a Minnesota farm at the turn of the century.

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