Photographs and reminiscences, 1895-1920 and 1957

Runkel, Margaret Eastman, 1890-

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Photos, Drawings, Prints
  • Physical Details
    • 0.1 c.f. (1 folder) and
    • 31 photographs (2 folders)


  • COLLECTION STORED, ALL or IN-PART, AT ARC: Collection can be requested for transfer through the Area Research Center (ARC) Network, consult Reading Room Staff.


  • Lengthy reminiscences by Runkel, written in 1957, recalling her life at the Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin, government school for Indian children while her mother worked there as a seamstress, 1895-ca. 1910; including a brief genealogy of the Runkel family. Photographs date 1895-1920 and show the school site, staff, students, girls in sewing class, the council hall, and lake and street views of Lac du Flambeau.


  • Presented by Margaret E. Runkel, Ashland, Wisconsin, 1956-1958.