Henry Boma Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Henry Boma Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Henry Boma

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Henry Boma

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Stevens County

Keywords

Dutch Americans; Forests and forestry; Lumbermen; Horses; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Agricultural implements

Description

Henry Boma was 86 years old and was originally born in Holland, but immigrated to the United States with his parents at 6 months old in 1891. The family settled on the East Coast. He was 8 or 9 years old when his family moved to Minnesota by train. They first moved to Nobles County, then they moved to Edgerton, Minnesota. He got married in 1916 and moved to his own farm. He lived in Hancock for 57 years.

In this interview, Henry discusses his father's occupations, including how he got involved in forestry work. Henry talks about his horses and farming. He briefly discusses other employment he had, including being the cop in Hancock. He talks about the differences between his son's farming and equipment and the equipment he had when he farmed.

Run Time

00:08:29

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSBoma01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Henry Boma Interview, ca. 1977

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