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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
Barth, Frank W., 1888 - 1983. Oral History Interview, 1975.
MSU Archives Collection 197



Barth, Frank W., 1888 - 1983. Oral History Interview, 1975. SMHC Manuscript Collection 197. 1 folder and 1 audio cassette tape.

Abstract:

The Frank W. Barth collection contains a duplicate audiocassette and a transcription of an interview conducted with Barth in 1975 by Leona Barth Schwiem for the Blue Earth County Historical Society and the American Association of University Women, Mankato, Branch. In the interview, Barth recalled moving to Mankato around 1893 and the changes in the city during his lifetime. The focus of the interview concerned Barth's job with the Mankato Electric Traction Company and the streetcars that provided the city's public transportation before the use of buses.

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:

Barth, Frank W., 1888 - 1983. Oral History Interview, 1975. SMHC Manuscript Collection 197, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Processed By:

Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in February 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that the original recording of Frank W. Barth is available at the Blue Earth County Historical Society, Mankato, Minnesota.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Barth, Frank W., 1888 - 1983.
Oral History.
Mankato Electric Traction Company.
Transportation--Minnesota.
Local transit-Mankato (Minn.)--History.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 197

Box

Folder

Oral History Interview, Cassette, 1975

Cassette

 

Transcript, 1975

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