Albert Hendrickson Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Albert Hendrickson Interview, ca. 1979

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Albert Hendrickson

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Farm life--Minnesota--Pope County; Horses; Chauffeurs; Blacksmithing; Blacksmiths; Horseshoes; Wagons; Welding; Automobiles--Maintenance and repair; Mechanics

Description

Albert Hendrickson was 89 years old and was born in Pope County in 1890. He grew up on a farm, worked as a hired hand and a driver for a veterinarian in South Dakota before settling down in Hancock in a blacksmith and auto repair shop. He came to Morris in 1942 and worked for Ecklund's Auto Body Repair for 27 years.

In this interview, he discusses early blacksmithing, shoeing horses, and wagon repair in Stevens County. He also discusses working in auto repair.

Run Time

00:14:38

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSHendrickson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Albert Hendrickson Interview, ca. 1979

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