Iowa Arts Council Folk Arts Program Records, 1976-2006

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Series: II: SOUND RECORDINGS.
Subseries: 60-minute Standard Audiocassettes
Note: Most interviews were recorded simultaneously on audiocassette as well as videotape.
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Cassette   1
Interviews, 1986 August 17
Scope and Content Note: Millard Tschudy about the history of New Glarus and his experience in the historical pageants; three former Wilhelm Tell actors. Also see video #860.
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Cassette   2
Interviews, 1986 June 28 and 1986 August 3
Scope and Content Note: Older Tell performers, New Glarus business owner/resident, Illinois tourists, and Willi, a Swiss immigrant to New Glarus. See videos #824 and #849.
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Cassette   3
Interviews, 1986 August 3
Scope and Content Note: Willi, continued; Paul Grossenbacher (also a Swiss immigrant and Tell performer); and an anonymous male Tell actor. See video #849.
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Cassette   4
Interviews, 1986 August 24
Scope and Content Note: Dennis Streiff, the former director of and actor in the English-language Tell play; two former Heidi actors; Don Ott; a group interview with Rudy, Hans, and Peter who acted in the German-language Tell, and Mike Roberts, a young actor in the German-language Tell. See video #897.
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Cassette   5
Interviews, 1986 August 24 and 1987 September 12
Scope and Content Note: Mike Roberts, continued; Reverend Robert Mutton, pastor of the Swiss United Church of Christ; Wilma who works at the Swiss Historical Village Museum; Paul Grossenbacher, immigrant and actor; women and men acting in the German-language Tell play; and Johnny and other Swiss tourist group members. See videos #897 and #1261.
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Cassette   7
Interviews, 1986 August 3
Scope and Content Note: Elda Schiesser, Margaret Duerst, Tell actors, and audience members. See video #852.
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Cassette   8
Interviews, 1986 August 24
Scope and Content Note: Wedding dancers; Steve Streiff who was in charge of the animals in the Tell play; Hans Lenzlinger, an actor in the German-language play and owner of the New Glarus Hotel; Suzanna Amstutz, a Swiss visitor acting in the German-language Tell; Ed, a Swiss actor who both acted in and directed the Tell plays; Howard and Marilyn Christensen, German-language New Glarus residents active in the Maennerchor, Tell play, and Art Guild; and Bob and Lila Dibble, who directed the Tell play and sold farm land for the Tell grounds. See video #896.
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Cassette   10
Interviews, 1986 June 28
Scope and Content Note: Peter Etter; Heidi audience members; a former Heidi actor; band members; Elma Zentner; tourists from Minnesota, Indiana, Illinois, and Iowa; men from Switzerland; Linda and Elda Schiesser; and Ilene and Hans Zeits. See video #832.
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Cassette   12
Interviews, 1986 August 17
Scope and Content Note: Herman Feller Jr., a Swiss immigrant, former president of the Maennerchor, organizer of Volksfest, and actor in the German-language Tell play. See video #861.
Subseries: 60-Minute Micro-Cassettes
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Cassette   13-14
Ric Segovia interview with Dennis Streiff, actor in Wilhelm Tell play, 1999
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Cassette   15
Ric Segovia interview with Peter Etter, actor in Wilhelm Tell play and Superintendent of New Glarus Schools, 1999
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Cassette   16
Ric Segovia interview with Olaf Meding, actor in Wilhelm Tell Play, 1999