Philip Peterson Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Philip Peterson Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Philip Peterson

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Philip Peterson

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Grant County

Keywords

Radio--Minnesota; Radio stations--Minnesota; KGDE (Radio station : Barrett, Minn.); Radio broadcasting--Minnesota; Radio programs--Minnesota

Description

Philip Peterson was born in Grant County in 1905 and grew up in Elbow Lake, though lived in Grant County for most of his life. He was 74 years old at the time of the interview. He helped organize and run a radio station in Barrett, Minnesota called KGDE in the late 1920s. The station was at Barrett for three years and then moved to Fergus Falls.

In this interview, Philip Peterson talks about the radio industry, his interest in radio, and KGDE.

Run Time

00:11:06

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSPeterson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Philip Peterson Interview, ca. 1979

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