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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

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



Louk, Ione, 1912 - 1984. Papers, 1977. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1253. One folder.

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.

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.

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.