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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
Ramy, Roy, 1908 - 1979. Oral History Interview, 1978.
MSU Archives Collection 1291



Ramy, Roy, 1908 - 1979. Oral History Interview, 1978. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1291. One cassette tape and a typewritten transcript.

Abstract:

This collection consists of an oral history interview conducted with Roy Ramy, of Mankato, Minnesota. For a time, Ramy worked in a general store owned by his father in Mankato, and later started the Ramy Seed Company in 1932. In the interview, Ramy discussed his parents' immigration to Mankato from Lebanon, the conditions in Lebanon that led to many Lebanese families coming to Mankato, Lebanese customs, and community life.

Biographical Note:

Roy Ramy was born on May 31, 1908, and lived in Mankato all of his life. He was married to Emily Mullengerg of Faribault, Minnesota in January of 1936. They had two sons. Roy Ramy died in November 1979.

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:

Ramy, Roy, 1908 - 1979. Oral History Interview, 1978. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1291, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Roy Ramy donated this collection in November 1978.

Processed By:

Karin Thiem processed this collection in May 1979. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell January 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Roy Ramy available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Ramy, Roy, 1908 - 1979.
Lebanese Americans-Minnesota-Social life and customs.