Nelson De Jong Reminiscences

Nelson De Jong (1903-1991), at the bequest of the Northwestern College Archivist, made cassette tape recordings about West Lawn Cemetery and the history of Orange City, Iowa. A volunteer for the cemetery association, De Jong compiled an extensive knowledge about the history and inhabitants of the cemetery. Additionally, he provided detailed reminiscence of life in the early 1900s.

Listen to recordings

 Nelson De Jong portrait