Leonard

Title

Leonard "Red" Kussatz Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Leonard Kussatz

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Leonard Kussatz

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Stevens County

Keywords

Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Rural schools--Minnesota--Stevens County; Corn--Planting; Moving, Household; Horses; Corn--Harvesting; Baseball; Baseball players--Minnesota; Tractors

Description

Leonard "Red" Kussatz was 70 years old and lived in Morris at the time of the interview. His dad immigrated when he was 4 years old from Germany and his mother was from Iowa. His parents worked as farmers.

He discusses farm equipment, country school, and milking cows by hand. He talks about moving farms and the horses they had on the farm. He mentions planting corn and harvesting corn. He discusses playing baseball and his first tractor.

Run Time

00:12:34

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSKussatz01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

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