Browse Items (57 total)

  • Collection: Oceana County Migrant Labor History Collection
Go to "Land of the Vikings" item page

Letter from S.O. Field published in the local Shelby, Michigan paper describing why he decided to leave Michigan and move back to Norway, the country of his birth.
Go to "Prepare for Invasion by Pest Enemies: M.C. Field and Area Associates have Real Defense Against Enemy Horde" item page

Article published in local Shelby, Michigan newspaper highlighting where to purchase pesticides in the area, including M.C. Field Company.
Go to "Save Your Crop With Insecticides and Fungicides!" item page

Advertisement in Shelby, Michigan newspaper for insecticides sold by M.C. Field. S.O. Field, Marge's great grandfather owned a share of that company, as did her grandparents Anton and Abba Field. Company was located in downtown Shelby.
Go to "Success Without a Mortgage: A Thrifty Norwegian's Way," circa 1900 item page

Article published in the local Shelby newspaper discussing S. O. Field's (great grandfather of Marge Peterson) success at financing their farm. Article accompanies Peterson_Marge-006.jpg
Go to "The Old Norway Home" item page

Letter written by S. O. Field describing his visit to Norway, where he was born. Published in the local newspaper, Shelby, Michigan.
Go to Anton and Abba Field preparing for trip to Mexico City item page

Photo of Anton (right) and Abba (left) Field preparing to leave for a trip to Mexico City. (Anton's father was S. O. Field.) A sweet cherry tree is pictured in the background. A copy of their travel journal from that trip was also donated and scanned…
Go to Baptism, 1988 item page

Lupe Vasquez participating in the baptism of a newborn at St. Gregory's church in Hart, Michigan. Father Pedro is pictured at far left.
Go to Cotton family, circa 1950 item page

Photograph of the Cotton Family. Family picked cherries for many years.
Go to Delivering apples to processor, circa 1950 item page

Photograph of Esther Moul's father delivering apples to be processed.
Go to Fidencio and Lupe Vasquez on their wedding day, 1947 item page

Photo of Fidencio and Lupe Vasquez on their wedding day.
Go to Fidencio and Lupe Vasquez on their wedding day, 1947 item page

Photo of Fidencio and Lupe Vasquez on their wedding day.
Go to Fidencio and Lupe Vasquez on their wedding day, 1947 item page

Photo of Fidencio and Lupe Vasquez on their wedding day.
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