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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
Bergstrom, Joel N. 1882 - 1985. "An Autobiographical Journey", Booklet, 1971.
MSU Archives Collection 1301



Bergstrom, Joel N. 1882 - 1985. "An Autobiographical Journey", Booklet, 1971. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1301. One booklet, 78 pages.

Abstract:

This collection consists of an autobiographical account written by Joel N. Bergstrom, of Mankato, Minnesota. The account discusses his family's move to the United States from Sweden, his youth in Sweden and the U.S., his career as a construction worker and contractor, and other various reminiscences from his youth until 1971.

Biographical Note:

Joel N. Bergstrom was born in January 1882. He came to the United States when World War I started. He worked for the J.D. Nelson Construction Company in Mankato, and later on his own as an independent contractor. He and his wife, Ella Mae, had one child together. Joel N. Bergstrom died in April of 1985.

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:

Bergstrom, Joel N. 1882 - 1985. "An Autobiographical Journey", Booklet, 1971. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1301, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Processed By:

Karyn Nester processed this collection in February 1988. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell January 2001.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Joel N. Bergstrom available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Bergstrom, Joel N. 1882 - 1985.
Swedish Americans-Minnesota.
Construction Workers-Independent Contractors.