Many news outlets are reporting this story. “The Erie Mining Company History Project Team, in conjunction with the St. Louis County Historical Society, is donating more than 150 oral history interviews to seven organizations in northeastern Minnesota.” Station WDIO in Duluth, Minnesota carried the story and the details can be read there.
The famed and storied Iron Range mining area of Northern Minnesota has been home to many immigrants. Other oral histories from the area can be found in various repositories in the state including the archives of the Iron Range Research Center in Chisholm, The Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, and the Minnesota Historical Society in Saint Paul.
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