Dayle Ray Interview, ca. 1977
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Barrett (Minn.)--History; Radio stations--Minnesota--Barrett; Barrett Ice Works (Barrett, Minn.); Ice industry--Minnesota--Barrett; Barrett Rune Stone; Old Settlers Reunion (Barrett, Minn.)
Dayle Ray was 61 years old and born near Barrett. He then moved into the town of Barrett in 1961. Dayle Ray was the postmaster in Barrett, Minnesota and wrote a history of Barrett.
In this interview, he discusses writing the history of Barrett. He talks about the radio station in Barrett, which was one of the earliest radio stations in the area. He talks about the history of the Barrett Ice Works and how the ice plant worked. He explains the Barrett Runestone. He discusses the Old Settlers Reunion in Barrett, Minnesota, which is an annual event.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Ray, Dayle, "Dayle Ray Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 60.