Herman Gades Interview, ca. 1977
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Agriculture--Minnesota--Holloway; Farmers--Minnesota--Holloway; Holloway (Minn.); Blizzards--Minnesota; Droughts--Minnesota
Herman Gades farmed in the Holloway area since 1923. His father came from Germany when he was 15 years old. Herman was 82 years old and still engaged in farming at the time of the interview.
In this interview, he talks about the blizzards they survived and the changes from horses to big tractors and combines.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Gades, Herman, "Herman Gades Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 40.