Peter Braun Interview, ca. 1977
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Farm life--Minnesota--De Graff; Agriculture--Minnesota--De Graff; Business enterprises--Minnesota--Alberta; Windmills--Minnesota; Automobile dealers--Minnesota--Alberta; Alberta (Minn.); Barrett Ranch (Morris, Minn.)
Peter Braun was 87 years old and was born in South Dakota. From there, the family moved to De Graff to farm. They had to clear out the trees and build their own house. They moved to Alberta then and owned a business there and farmed. Peter was retired at the time of the interview and lived in Donnelly where some of his sons took care of his farm.
In this interview, he discusses farm life in De Graff, the family businesses in Alberta, and the Barrett Ranch.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Braun, Peter, "Peter Braun Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 42.