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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
Goertzen, Ellen Jahnke, 1931-. Oral History Interview, 9 February and 2 March 1991.
MSU Archives Collection 1415



Goertzen, Ellen Jahnke, 1931-. Oral History Interview, 9 February and 2 March 1991. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1415. 1 folder and 1 audiocassette.

Abstract:

The Ellen Jahnke Goertzen collection consists of an audiocassette and transcript of an interview conducted between Goertzen and Lois A. Jahnke during the winter of 1991. Goertzen worked as a home economics teacher at the middle school level in both Faribault and North Mankato, Minnesota. In the interview, she discussed the change and continuities that have occurred between 1953 and 1991. Goertzen focused on the name change her particular field of education, curriculum changes, and her participation in the 1975 Faribault teachers' strike.

This oral history interview was conducted as a requirement for the graduate level Educational Foundations course entitled History of Education in American Culture at Mankato State University in Mankato, Minnesota.

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:

Goertzen, Ellen Jahnke, 1931-. Oral History Interview, 9 February and 2 March 1991. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1415, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Acquisition:

Ellen Goertzen donated this collection in March 1991.

Processed By:

MSU Archives staff processed this collection. Lois A. Jahnke transcribed the interview in March 1991. Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in October 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Ellen Jahnke Goertzen available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Goertzen, Ellen Jahnke, 1931-.
Educational Change--Minnesota--Faribault.
Educational Change--Minnesota--North Mankato.
Strikes and lockouts--Teachers--Minnesota.
Middle school teachers--Minnesota.
Teachers--Minnesota--Interviews.
Oral History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1415

Box

Folder

Oral History Interview, Cassette, 9 February and 2 March 1991

Cassette

 

Transcript, 9 February and 2 March 1991

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