Repository: Finlandia University's Finnish American Historical Archive
Title: Arthur B. Erickson Oral History Interview
Interviewee: Erickson, Arthur B. -- 1903-1980
Description: Topics include personal history; Pelkie and Baraga, Mich.; William Pelkie; Baraga physician Romulus S. Buckland; cabbage as the area's biggest cash crop; the produce trade; the Mineral Range Railroad; logging; lumber camps; his work as a teamster; Nestor Lumber Company; saloons; a cheese factory and creamery; and entertainment.
Subject 1: Logging -- Michigan -- Baraga County
Subject 2: Bars (Drinking establishments) -- Michigan -- Baraga County
Subject 3: Agriculture -- Michigan -- Baraga County
Classification: Labor unions
Labor -- Labor movement -- General strikes
Rights & democracy
Great Depression
Ethnicity United States -- Finnish Americans
Institutions -- Finlandia University's Finnish American Archive
Work -- Logging
Work -- Farming
Michigan -- Logging
Michigan -- Agriculture
Michigan -- Business
Resource Type: Sound, Text
Language: English
Permissions & Copyright: Finnish American Historical Archive
Access Rights: open
Date Recorded: 1974-10-20
Release Flag: OK for Viewing
Transcript Format: analog
Interviewer: Loukinen, Michael M.
Collection Name: Oral History Collection
Oral History ID: OHP 1970s Eri
Date Of Record Creation: 2008-02-04 11:01:49 (W3C-DTF)
Collection ID: OHP 1970s
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-09 09:46:57
Date Record Checked: 2008-02-04 (W3C-DTF)
Repository address: 601 Quincy St.
Date Last Modified: 2008-02-09 09:46:57 (W3C-DTF)
Repository city: Hancock
Repository state: Michigan
Repository URL: (URI)
Contact Name: Gary Kaunonen
Contact Email Address:

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