Art Sand Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Art Sand Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Arthur Sand

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Art Sand

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Minnesota--Politics and government; Wendell (Minn.); Mayors--Minnesota--Wendell; Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978; Automobile dealers--Minnesota; Automobiles--Minnesota; General stores--Minnesota--Wendell; Banks and banking; Fraternal organizations--Minnesota; Norway--Description and travel

Description

Art Sand was 77 years old and lived in Wendell. His grandparents came from Norway and settled in Grant County. He had an active political interest and was mayor of Wendell twice. He farmed for a few years and then worked as a car salesman, ran a general store, and was a director of the bank and had a real estate license at the time of the interview.

In this interview, Art discusses his political activity and some of the issues in Wendell when he was mayor. He talks about meeting Hubert Humphrey. He discusses his time as a car salesmen and the cost of cars at that time. He talks about his general store and what they sold. He discusses the bank he directed. He discusses the fraternal organizations he was member of, and his trip to Norway.

Run Time

00:10:32

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSSand01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Art Sand Interview, ca. 1979

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