Papers, 1940-1981.


Papers, 1940-1981.

Photocopies of typewritten transcripts of oral histories of Eldon and Mildred Saeugling, copies of newspaper articles, correspondence and photographs. The correspondence relates to the details of securing the gift for the Japanese crown prince. Photographs show the Guttenberg Hatchery, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service barges, and Eldon engaged in various activities related to his work.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7647545

Iowa State Historical Society

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