Glenn Bjork Underground Iron Mining Oral History Interview (Part 1 of 4)
|Title:||Glenn Bjork Underground Iron Mining Oral History Interview (Part 1 of 4).|
Bjork, Glenn, Interviewee
Andes, Mary Tippett, Interviewer
Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives, contributor
Listen to part 2 of the interview here.
Listen to part 3 of the interview here.
Listen to part 4 of the interview here.
View a summary of parts 1 and 2 of the interview here.
This oral history interview is one of several on underground iron mining conducted by researcher Mary Tippett Andes for her book "The Last Generation Underground." Glenn Bjork (1925-2014) was born in Gwinn, MI to Everett Bjork and Emma Johns. After serving in the US Navy during World War II, Bjork moved to Negaunee, MI and began working for Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company. He continued working for CCI until he retired in 1987. (External source of biographical information: Obituary for Glenn C. Bjork, https://www.koskeyfuneralhome.com/book-of-memories/1940012/bjork-glenn/obituary.php)
Iron mines and mining
Oral histories (document genres)
Marquette Iron Range (Mich.)
Marquette County (Mich.)
Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company
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|Is Part Of:||MSS-180, Oral histories of underground iron miners.|