Lewis Elder Interview, ca. 1976
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United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865; Automobiles--Tires--Repairing; Aberdeen-Angus cattle
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Elder, Lewis, "Lewis Elder Interview, ca. 1976" (1976). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 24.