Peter Braun Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Peter Braun Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Peter Braun

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Peter Braun

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Stevens County

Keywords

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.)

Description

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.

Run Time

00:09:09

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSBraun01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Peter Braun Interview, ca. 1977

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