Donald Leroy Sherwood interview, 1995 September 22

Title

Donald Leroy Sherwood interview, 1995 September 22

Identifier

2019/008 Audio 09B

Date

1995 September 22

Description

In this series of interviews by Odd Lovoll for his books “The Promise of America: History of the Norwegian-American People” and “The Promise Fulfilled: A Portrait of Norwegian Americans Today,” Terje Mikael Hasle Jorange interviews Donald Sherwood of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Donald tells some of the history of his maternal great-grandfather, who immigrated to Wisconsin from Norway. He also talks about his childhood and how it differed from that of his parents, some of his experiences with Norwegian traditions, and his feelings on politics and welfare. He describes his trips to Norway and involvement with the Green Bay Sons of Norway lodge, as well as his family’s roots in the Wisconsin area.

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Sherwood, Donald Leroy (1933-)

Donald Leroy Sherwood was born on November 28th, 1933 in Gays Mills, Wisconsin, to Luke and Evelyn Anna Sherwood. He obtained a medical degree and moved to Green Bay in 1963. Donald has a wife and two sons. Now retired, he still lives in Green Bay, and is a member of the Sons of Norway.

Extent

00:18:24

Language

English

Type

Oral History

Contributor

Sherwood, Donald Leroy

Format

MP3
WAV
PDF/A

Is Part Of

NAHA 2019/008

Collection

Citation

Joranger, Terje Mikael Hasle , “Donald Leroy Sherwood interview, 1995 September 22,” Norwegian-American Historical Association , accessed September 26, 2022, https://naha.omeka.net/items/show/16092.

Item Relations

This Item Related Collection Item: Odd S. Lovoll papers, circa 1975-2010