Hervey Richardson Interview, ca. 1976

Title

Hervey Richardson Interview, ca. 1976

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Hervey Richardson

Date Recorded

1976

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

Macalester College, New York (N.Y.), Farm life--Minnesota--Stevens County, Agriculture--Minnesota--Stevens County, Farmers--Minnesota--Stevens County, Tractors--Minnesota, Legislators--Minnesota, Income tax--Minnesota, State birds--Minnesota, Appraisers--Minnesota--Morris, Municipal officials and employees--Minnesota--Morris

Description

Hervey Richardson is 75 years old and was born in Morris. His father was a congregational minister. Hervey Richardson graduated from Macalester College and received a fellowship to study retailing in New York. He returned to farm outside of Morris.

In this interview, Hervey Richardson talks about farming and early tractors. He was elected to the State Legislature in 1960, and he mentions his role in determining the state bird. He then became the Morris City Assessor and he discusses the various aspects of that job.

Run Time

00:08:22

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSRichardson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Hervey Richardson Interview, ca. 1976

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