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Interview with Helmuth Hille, 1979
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TitleInterview with Helmuth Hille, 1979
IntervieweeHille, Helmuth, 1907-1980
InterviewerSpiker, Allen L.
DescriptionInterview conducted by Allen Spiker with Helmut Hille with several other unidentified people present. The first portion of the interview Mr. Hille discusses in German his family and the Kashubian speaking immigrants that settled in the Kulm, N.D. area. The remainder of the interview consists of Mr. Hille pronouncing words and speaking various phrases in German as asked by Spiker.
Ordering InformationConsult:
Date of Original1979-07-15
General SubjectEthnic
Subject (LCTGM)Language
Subject (LCSH)Russian Germans
German language
Kashubian language
Personal NameSpiker, Allen L.
Hille, Helmuth, 1907-1980
LocationKulm (N.D.)
LaMoure County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item NumberMss 371.Tape 2; Mss 371.Tape 51
Format of OriginalAudio tapes
TranscriptionTranscription of interview available at Germans from Russia Heritage Collection:
NotesDigitization done by an outside vendor from Tape 2 in collection.
Tape 51 (other copy of same interview) copied onto four cassettes by Institute staff.
Topics Covered in Interview:
0:01 - 6:39 Biographical and historical information (in German)
6:40 - 50:55 Hille speaks phrases and words in German as requested by Spiker.
Biography/HistoryHelmuth Hille was born October 31, 1907 to Simon and Susanna Hille of Kulm, N.D. In 1936 he married Ethel Ogren and in 1937 they moved to Fargo, N.D. In 1942 they returned to Kulm where they farmed and raised two children. Helmuth died in 1980.
External ResourceConsult transcription at:
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionAllen Spiker German Russian Dialect Tapes 371
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineAllen Spiker German Russian Dialect Tapes (Mss 371), Institute for Regional Studies, North Dakota State University, Fargo.
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the Institute by Allen Spiker.
Digital IDHelmut_Hille_combined
Original SourceAudio tapes;
Audio Tracks1 track mono
Audio Sample Rate44100 Hz
Data Rate128 kbps
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