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Country Life Revisited: Part 01: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 01: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) departing from Grandma and Grandpa Lowell's home; b) George and Augusta Leubecher's first home; c) the West Sioux Falls quarry; d) the death of Delores Niblick; e) changes that had occurred to 41st street in Sioux Falls. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 02: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 02: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) thunderstorms the previous evening; b) John R. Lowell hauling hay to Sioux Falls to sell; c) the Lowell farms west of Sioux Falls; Joachim Volsch's homestead in Wall Lake township; d) Ray Brockhouse and his cadillac. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 03: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 03: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) the Volsch family; b) sale of 1117 W. Madison; c) the Leubecher fraction of property next to the Adolph Miller homestead; d) approaching the entrance to the Miller homestead; e) the years that Grandma Lowell spent at this homestead farm; f) beginning of the walk up to the location of the house and outbuildings. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 04: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 04: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) the outbuildings of the Miller homestead; b) Grandma Lowell and her brother waiting for their father to return from his visits to Sioux Falls; c) my discovery of the mantel from the homestead; d) walking back to the car after our visit to the Miller homestead. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 05: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 05: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) driving to the place where Grandma taught school; b) Grandma Lowell's trophies and ribbons for flower arranging; c) Bones stock farm; d) Grandma Lowell's memories of her years teaching; and e) house where Grandma Lowell stayed during the week while teaching. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 06: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 06: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) Pumpkin Center; b) Grandma Lowell's first school house; c) county jail prisoners shoveling snow; d) Grandpa Lowell's second car; e) heading to Wall Lake. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 07: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 07: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) recreation area at Wall Lake; b) Uncle Louie's roller rink at Wall Lake; c) Grandpa Lowell fishing as a child; d) driving through snow and blizzards to get Grandma Lowell to her school. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 08: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 08: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) more snow stories; b) location of the school house where Grandma and Grandpa attended as children; c) heading to the Lowell farms; d) Uncle Jack's farm; d) John Fairfield Lowell's homestead; e) double rainbow. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 09: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 09: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) John Fairfield Lowell property deeded to daughter Minnie Lowell McCartney; b) Minnie McCartney's farm inherited by daughter, Flora McCartney Luker; c) Grandpa Lowell's farm and farming done by him and his son, G. James Lowell. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 10: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 10: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) Grandpa Lowell's memories of walking to school; b) the two female farmers; c) the steeples of St. Joseph Cathedral; d) Grandpa and Grandma Lowell's trip to the Black Hills with the Feays. 
 
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Country Life Revisited: Part 11: Recording
Country Life Revisited: Part 11: Recording
A driving tour of southeastern South Dakota in August 1987. Contents include: a) illegal still at Ellis Corner; b) various businesses along 12th street; c) Uncle Jack's unwillingness to drive after moving to town; d) West Sioux Falls reunion; e) returning to Grandma and Grandpa Lowell's home. 
 
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Norwegian Cousins Reunite: Part 01: Recording
Norwegian cousins Sonia Smevik Woster and Alice Nelson Lowell become reacquainted after 50 years during dinner at Sonia's home in Escondido, California, on February 4, 1996. Participants included Sonia Smevik Woster, Alice Nelson Lowell, Gerald Ray Lowell, George James Lowell, and Mitchell Scott Block.
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Norwegian Cousins Reunite: Part 02: Recording
Norwegian cousins Sonia Smevik Woster and Alice Nelson Lowell become reacquainted after 50 years during dinner at Sonia's home in Escondido, California, on February 4, 1996. Participants included Sonia Smevik Woster, Alice Nelson Lowell, Gerald Ray Lowell, George James Lowell, and Mitchell Scott Block.
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Norwegian Cousins Reunite: Part 03: Recording
Norwegian cousins Sonia Smevik Woster and Alice Nelson Lowell become reacquainted after 50 years during dinner at Sonia's home in Escondido, California, on February 4, 1996. Participants included Sonia Smevik Woster, Alice Nelson Lowell, Gerald Ray Lowell, George James Lowell, and Mitchell Scott Block.
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Norwegian Cousins Reunite: Part 04: Recording
Norwegian cousins Sonia Smevik Woster and Alice Nelson Lowell become reacquainted after 50 years during dinner at Sonia's home in Escondido, California, on February 4, 1996. Participants included Sonia Smevik Woster, Alice Nelson Lowell, Gerald Ray Lowell, George James Lowell, and Mitchell Scott Block.
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Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory.  Recording.  Part 01.
Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory. Recording. Part 01.
An interview with Meta Stangohr Schwader (1890-1972) conducted by her nephew Clarence Stangohr (1896-2002) in 1964, at Meta's home northeast of Howard, South Dakota. Contents include: Meta's parents' arrivals in Dakota Territory from Germany, their family backgrounds in Germany, and their homesteads in South Dakota. NOTE: AUDIO FILE AND PLAYER MAY TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES TO LOAD. 
 
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Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory.  Recording.  Part 02.
Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory. Recording. Part 02.
An interview with Meta Stangohr Schwader (1890-1972) conducted by her nephew Clarence Stangohr (1896-2002) in 1964, at Meta's home northeast of Howard, South Dakota. Contents include: farming on the first homestead, schooling, the various ethnic groups in southeastern Dakota Territory, and travel on the prairie. NOTE: AUDIO FILE AND PLAYER MAY TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES TO LOAD. 
 
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Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory.  Recording.  Part 03.
Pioneer Life on the Prairies of Dakota Territory. Recording. Part 03.
An interview with Meta Stangohr Schwader (1890-1972) conducted by her nephew Clarence Stangohr (1896-2002) in 1964, at Meta's home northeast of Howard, South Dakota. Contents include: church services, confirmation, World War I and its impact on German immigrants in South Dakota, Liberty Bonds to support the war effort, deaths and funerals on the prairie, Clarence Stangohr's reflections on the deaths of Wilhelm and Caroline Volsch Stangohr, his maternal grandparents. NOTE: AUDIO FILE AND PLAYER MAY TAKE SEVERAL MINUTES TO LOAD. 
 
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Summers on the Farm: Recording
Recollections of G. James Lowell about the summers that he and his brother, John, spent out on the farms of their uncles.
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