Ora Hills Interview, ca. 1978
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Big Stone County
Farm life--Minnesota--Big Stone County; Agriculture--Minnesota--Big Stone County; Storms--Minnesota--Big Stone County; Horses; Tractors; Rural schools--Minnesota--Big Stone County; Combines (Agricultural machinery); Agriculture--Southern States
Ora Hills was 78 years old and was a lifetime resident of Beardsley, Minnesota.
In this interview, he discusses farming, horses in farming, and some of the big storms of the past. He also talks about the custom combining work he used to do down south.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Hills, Ora, "Ora Hills Interview, ca. 1978" (1978). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 116.
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