Sound recordings of interviews and related doctoral dissertation on Saint Joseph's Indian Industrial School, Keshena, Wisconsin, a Catholic mission school on the Menominee Indian Reservation.
Gift of Sarah Shillinger, 1996. Processed by Mark G. Thiel, CA (Certified Archivist), 1997.
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet, operated the Saint Joseph's School from 1883-1980, which closed in 1980. The interview respondents were former students (members of the Menominee tribe) or teachers (Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet); one respondent was both.
Scope and Content
The collection includes the interviews in two sound formats: micro and audio cassettes. A photocopy of the dissertation is included in the collection.
One interview is restricted until 2021.
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