Harold Schinzel Interview, ca. 1977
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Le Grand Hotel (Morris, Minn.); Pepperton Methodist Church (Alberta, Minn.); Cowboys--South Dakota; Railroads--Employees; Farmers--Minnesota--Donnelly; Doll furniture
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Schinzel, Harold, "Harold Schinzel Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 33.
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