Stan Berger Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Stan Berger Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Stan Berger

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Stan Berger

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Grant County

Keywords

Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County; Agriculture--Minnesota--Grant County; Dance parties--Minnesota--Grant County; Bands (Music); Rodeos; Agricultural implements; Automobile dealers--Minnesota--Herman; Chevrolet automobile; Automobiles; Fire departments--Minnesota--Herman; Roads--Design and construction

Description

Stan Berger was born in 1906 in Kansas and later moved to Herman. He farmed with his brothers on the "BB" ranch; they often held dances there to raise extra money during hard times. He was also active in the city council and the fire department.

In this interview, Stan discusses farming, the BB Ranch and the dances they held there, the bands they had for the dances, and a rodeo they held. He also talks about the starting of his implement and car dealership (Chevrolet) and various cars. He then discusses working for the fire department and the roads in Herman.

Run Time

00:13:06

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSBerger01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Stan Berger Interview, ca. 1979

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