Mary Schumaker Interview, 1973

Title

Mary Schumaker Interview, 1973

Authors

Mary Schumaker

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Interviewer

Dennis Wenker and Joni Kennedy

Interviewee

Mary Schumaker

Date Recorded

8-23-1973

Date Digital

6-26-2020

Location Recorded

Schumaker Residence, Ortonville, Minnesota

County

Big Stone County

Keywords

Ortonville (Minn.), General stores--Minnesota--Ortonville, Public schools--Minnesota--Ortonville, Teaching--Minnesota--Ortonville, Teachers--Minnesota--Ortonville, Music--Instruction and study, Ortonville (Minn.)--Social life and customs, Chautauquas--Minnesota--Ortonville, Grand Army of the Republic, World War, 1914-1918, Blizzards--Minnesota--Big Stone County, Depressions--1929

Description

Mary Schumaker was born in 1888 and was a teacher and principal in Ortonville, Minnesota.

In this interview, Mary Schumaker discusses her family history, teaching, social and intellectual activities, the chautauquas in Ortonville, the G.A.R., Ortonville and the railroad, World War I and German citizen repression, storms, the Depression, and Lawrence Welk.

Run Time

00:43:56

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

BSCSchumaker01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

299

Mary Schumaker Interview, 1973

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