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Collection — Multiple Containers
Content Description Consists of materials (apparently) acquired in the process of conducting oral history interviews with individuals connected to the distilling industry. Many were collected by Tom Syvertson, who conducted many of the interviews. Includes a permit to move a wine cellar from 1920, fact sheets and information on the distilling industry, both national and local. Contains numerous pamphlets on local distilleries and their history, including the Medley Distilling Company, a history of the "Old...
Content Description The George H. Ochs Papers mostly document the teaching career, 1926 – 1959, of George H. Ochs, a machine shop teacher at old Ahrens Trade School. Routine topics like his certification as a machinist, salary matters, health insurance and retirement planning are covered as well as his teacher union activism and advocacy for increased public school funding. As a worker placement coordinator during the mobilization effort leading up to World War II, Ochs filled out scores of interview cards with...