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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Johnson, Dorothy "Wasioja", Paper, 1965

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Johnson, Dorothy. "Wasioja", Paper, 1965.
SMHC Manuscript Collection 1330

Johnson, Dorothy. "Wasioja", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1330. 1 folder, 14 pages.


This collection consists of a paper written in 1965 by Dorothy Johnson. The paper is a history of Wasioja, which is a village on the Zumbro River in Dodge County, Minnesota. The establishment of the village, their involvement in the Civil War, church activities in the village, and the decline of population in Wasioja are all part of the paper. Newspaper clippings and a 1962 program from the Dodge County Historical Society are included in the paper as an appendix. The paper was written as an assignment for Dr. Bert Burns' Historical Geography class at Mankato State College.


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:

Johnson, Dorothy. "Wasioja", Paper, 1965. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1330, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Dorothy Johnson donated this collection.

Processed By:

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

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Wasioja or Dorothy Johnson available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Dodge County (Minn.)-History.
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865-Minnesota involvement.