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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Louk, Ione, 1912 - 1984 Papers, 1977

Page address: http://lib.mnsu.edu/archives/fa/smhc/smhc1253.html

Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Louk, Ione, 1912 - 1984. Papers, 1977.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1253



Louk, Ione, 1912 - 1984. Papers, 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1253. 1 folder, 1 audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.

Abstract:

This collection consists of items relating to Ione Louk, of Mankato, Minnesota. Included in this collection are an outline done by Mrs. Louk, which discusses the 1933 Hormel Company strike. The other component of the collection is an oral history interview conducted with Ione in 1977. In it, she discusses her background and what led her to Mankato State University, where she became the first student to graduate with a minor in Women's Studies.

Some items in this collection have been digitized and are located at: https://arch.lib.mnsu.edu/islandora/object/MSUrepository%3A103062.

Biographical Note:

Ione Louk was born in September 1912, in Greenfield, Iowa. She married Harry E. Louk in 1935. They had six children together. When Harry Louk retired from the Hormel Company in Austin, Minnesota, they moved to Mankato. Ione Louk was the first student to graduate with a minor in Women's Studies at Mankato State University, in 1976. Ione Louk died in April 1984.

Restrictions:

There are no restrictions on use of this collection for research purposes. The researcher assumes full responsibility for observing all copyright, property and libel laws as they apply.

Collection Citation:

Louk, Ione, 1912 - 1984. Papers, 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1253, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Ione Louk donated this collection in January 1977.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in May 1979.
Finding aid revised by Robert Russell November 2000.
Kieu Cao updated finding aid in February 2017.
Mee Xiong, Anne Stenzel, and Reggie Domineck made additions to the collection in June 2017.

Related Collections:

Ellis Frank A., 1888 - 1976. Oral History Interview, 1974. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1258, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Murphy, Laurence W., 1899 - 1989. Oral History Interview, 1974. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1279, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Louk, Ione, 1912 - 1984.
Mankato State University-Women's Studies.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1253

Box

Folder

Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 1977

DVD

 

Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 1977

Cassette

 

Oral History Interview, Transcript, 1977

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“The Pig Stickers: the Hormel Strike of 1933”

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