George Weick Interview, ca. 1979
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Big Stone County
Farm life--Nebraska; Agriculture--Nebraska; World War, 1914-1918; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Real property--Prices; Aberdeen-Angus cattle; Agricultural innovations
George Weick was 86 years old and lived in Graceville, Minnesota at the time of the interview. He was born in western Nebraska and moved to Minnesota when he was 21 years old. His family homesteaded in Nebraska.
In this interview, he talks about his family homesteading, World War I, and his own farm in Minnesota. He discusses raising angus cattle, the price of land and the changes in farming.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Weick, George, "George Weick Interview, ca. 1979" (1979). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 143.
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