Harold Schinzel Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Harold Schinzel Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Harold Schinzel

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Harold Schinzel

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

Le Grand Hotel (Morris Minn.), Pepperton Methodist Church (Alberta Minn.), Cowboys--South Dakota, Railroads--Employees, Farmers--Minnesota--Donnelly, Doll furniture

Description

Harold Schinzel was 77 years old. Harold's father helped work on the inside work of the Le Grand Hotel and built the steeple of the Pepperton Church. In South Dakota, Harold herded cows on the Sutton Ranch. He also worked for the railroad in the Twin Cities and talked about tying up locomotives. He farmed in Donnelly with failing eyesight and now he makes doll furniture that has gone even to Africa and Tokyo.

Run Time

00:12:33

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSSchinzel01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Harold Schinzel Interview, ca. 1977

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