Repository: Finlandia University's Finnish American Historical Archive
Title: Barbara Williams Oral History Interview
Interviewee: Williams, Barbara -- 1909-1979
Description: Topics include attending school; graduating (1930) from Lawrence College in Appleton, Wis.; her work as a librarian in Calumet, first with the Calumet and Hecla library and later with the Calumet Public Library 1944-1966); the impact of World War I on the Copper Country; the Depression; copper mines and mining; ethnic groups and relations; amusements; the Calumet Theatre; Calumet and Hecla Band; the Fortnightly Club; and her work with the Episcopal Church.
Subject 1: Women librarians -- Michigan -- Calumet
Subject 2: Copper mines and mining -- Michigan -- Calumet
Subject 3: World War, 1914-1918 -- Michigan -- Keweenaw Peninsula Region
Classification: Diseases
Ethnicity United States -- Finnish Americans
Rights & democracy -- Women's rights
Michigan -- Hancock
Immigration -- Michigan -- Upper Peninsula
Institutions -- Finlandia University's Finnish American Archive
Michigan -- Copper Country
Michigan -- Copper mining
Great Depression
Rights & democracy -- Feminism
Michigan -- Business
Ethnicity United States
Resource Type: Sound, Text
Language: English
Permissions & Copyright: Finnish American Historical Archive
Access Rights: open
Date Recorded: c1975
Release Flag: OK for Viewing
Transcript Format: analog
Interviewer: Puotinen, Arthur
Collection Name: Oral History Collection
Oral History ID: OHP 1970s Wil
Date Of Record Creation: 2008-02-05 09:39:36 (W3C-DTF)
Collection ID: OHP 1970s
Date Of Record Release: 2008-02-09 09:30:36
Date Record Checked: 2008-02-05 (W3C-DTF)
Repository address: 601 Quincy St.
Date Last Modified: 2008-02-09 11:14:26 (W3C-DTF)
Repository city: Hancock
Repository state: Michigan
Repository URL: (URI)
Contact Name: Gary Kaunonen
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