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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Gavin, Emmet J. 1889 - 1977. Oral History Interview, 1974.
MSU Archives Collection 1278



Gavin, Emmet J., 1889 - 1977. Oral History Interview, 1974. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1278. 1 volume.

Abstract:

This collection consists of an oral history interview conducted with Emmet J. Gavin of Austin, Minnesota. He worked for the Hormel Company in Austin for 54 years, and this interview focuses on his employment there. The interview was conducted by Mrs. Ione Louk, as part of a project focusing on the 1933 Hormel employees' strike.

Biographical Note:

Emmet J. Gavin was born on December 5, 1889 in Austin, Minnesota. He worked for the George A. Hormel Company from 1902 until 1956. Gavin died in October 1977.

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:

Gavin, Emmet J., 1889 - 1977. Oral History Interview, 1974. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1278, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Ione Louk donated this collection in November 1974.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in May 1979. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell December 2000.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Emmet J. Gavin available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Gavin, Emmet J., 1889 - 1977.
Geo. A. Hormel & Company-Austin (Minn.).
Strikes and lockouts--Packinghouse workers - Minnesota.

Related Collections at MSUM:

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

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