Luther Sunquist Interview, ca. 1976
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Dairy farming; Agricultural exhibitions--Minnesota--Morris; Construction workers--Minnesota--Morris; University of Minnesota. West Central School of Agriculture (Morris, Minn.); Building--Minnesota--Morris
Luther Sunquist was 83 years old and was born in Nebraska. He was forced to support himself at age 12 and worked as a hired hand. He came to Morris in 1913. He worked construction and built some of the WCSA buildings. He worked 44 years for Home Builders.
In this interview, Luther Sunquist discusses his time as a hired agricultural hand. He discusses the Corn and Alfalfa Show in Morris. He reflects on his various jobs and experiences.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Sunquist, Luther, "Luther Sunquist Interview, ca. 1976" (1976). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 21.
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