Lewis Elder Interview, ca. 1976

Title

Lewis Elder Interview, ca. 1976

Authors

Lewis Elder

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Lewis Elder

Date Recorded

1976

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865, Automobiles--Tires--Repairing, Aberdeen-Angus cattle

Description

Lewis Elder was 73 years old and was born in Iowa. He came to Minnesota in 1955. He held jobs in Nebraska, South Dakota, and California before coming to Minnesota. He worked in tire repair and later bred Angus cattle in Pope County.

In this interview, Lewis Elder discusses his father's service in the Civil War, having just received his discharge papers. He also talks about breeding and showing cattle.

Run Time

00:05:33

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSElder01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Lewis Elder Interview, ca. 1976

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