Alvin Olson Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Alvin Olson Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Alvin Olson

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Alvin Olson

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Stevens County

Keywords

Morris (Minn.); Roads; Public schools--Minnesota--Morris; Accidents; Roads--Design and construction; Automobiles--Maintenance and repair; Blacksmiths; Blacksmithing; Business enterprises--Minnesota--Morris; Welding; Motorcycles

Description

Alvin Olson was 72 years old and lived in Morris, Minnesota at the time of the interview. His parents were both from Norway and moved to Morris, Minnesota. He worked a variety of jobs, eventually owning a blacksmith shop.

In this interview, Alvin discusses the changes in Morris, the schools in Morris, and an accident he had in his youth. He also talks about his jobs working for the city, his work repairing cars, his work as a blacksmith, and the changes in motorcycles.

Run Time

00:11:05

Language

English

Notes

This oral history does not have a transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSOlson02

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Alvin Olson Interview, ca. 1979

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