• Oral history with John Dallman

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with John Dallman about large animals found in Dane County 13,000 years ago. John talks about digging up bones and tells of important information that can also be found in polle…

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  • Oral history interview with Reverend Herbert Lange

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Reverend Herbert Lange about the beginning of St. Martin's Church in Cross Plains.  Established in 1878 by English and Lutheran settlers, the church name didn't appear in p…

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  • Oral history with Anna Meyer

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Anna Meyer. Ms. Meyer talks about growing up, married life on the farm and reminisces about Black Earth businesses.

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  • Oral history with Gary Nelson

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Gary Nelson about restoration of Festge Park.

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  • Oral history with Bill Johnson

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Bill Johnson. Mr. Johnson talks about the history of Kalscheur Implement.

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  • Oral history interview with Raymond Ripp

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Raymond Ripp about the history of the Mid-Cross Plains Telephone Company which began as the Farmer's Union Telephone Company charted in April 1901.  Mr. Ripp talks about Sa…

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  • Oral history with Paul Zander

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Paul Zander about the history of the family creamery purchased in 1898 by HM Zander. Progression of family ownership is detailed.

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  • Oral history interview with Rick Bernstein

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Rick Bernstein, field service representative from the Wisconsin Historical Society Program.  Speaks about history of historical markers including uniformity in marker size…

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  • Oral history interview with Robert G. Saeman

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Robert G. Saeman about the family lumber business started in 1876 by Robert's Grandpa Saeman who had a tavern in his office to serve food and drink to customers. The busine…

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  • Oral history with James and Dan Hartung

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with James and Dan Hartung about the family seed corn business started in 1975.

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  • Oral history with Jim Kennedy (1991)

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Jim Kennedy about area Civil War veterans. He relates how railroads influenced area involvement in the Civil War.

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  • Oral history with John Attig and Eric Carson

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with John Attig and Eric Carson about the Driftless Area of Cross Plains and the history of glaciers.

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  • Oral history with Ed Virnig

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Ed Virnig about tracing his family roots back to Germany.

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  • Oral history with Frederick Festge

    Koeppe, Anne

    Oral history interview with Frederick Festge about Festge family history, history of Cross Plains and Otto Kerl's mayoral campaign in Madison (Wis).

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  • Oral history with Paul Ketelboeter

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Paul Ketelboeter about life on the family farm located on the corner of Highway 19 and Highway K.

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  • Oral history with Bernadine (Bea) Bowar

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Bernadine (Bea) Bowar who shares the history of Bowar Brothers Incorporated and general history of Cross Plains businesses.

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  • Oral history with Kenneth Saeman

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Fire Chief, Kenneth Saeman, who talks about the history of the fire department and the historic fire that destroyed St. Francis Xavier Church, the oldest church in Dane Cou…

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  • Oral history with John Attig and Eric Carson

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with John Attig and Eric Carson about the Driftless Area of Cross Plains and the history of glaciers.

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  • Oral history with Chuck Law

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Chuck Law about the importance of preserving Wisconsin's old barns.

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  • Oral history with Anthony Schroeder

    Cross Plains Berry Historical Society

    Oral history interview with Anthony Schroeder. Mr. Schroeder talks about arrival of relatives from Germany and his research trip to Germany. Shares life growing up on the farm, his family's education…

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