Al Rinkenberger Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Al Rinkenberger Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Al Rinkenberger

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Al Rinkenberger

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Blizzards--Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Horses; Tractors; Police--Minnesota--Morris

Description

Al Rinkenberger was born in Illinois in 1892. At the time of the interview, Al lived in Morris and worked in Stevens County and in Hancock since 1926. He was a policeman in Morris before the department had a car.

In this interview, Al remembers living in northern Minnesota. He recalls blizzards of the north and compares farming in northern Minnesota with what he did in Stevens County. He talks about his work as a police officer, and how he got into the position.

Run Time

00:11:30

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSRinkenberger01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Al Rinkenberger Interview, ca. 1979

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