Ernest Weiss Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Ernest Weiss Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Ernest Weiss

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Ernest Weiss

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Farm life--South Dakota--Kingsbury County; Agriculture--South Dakota--Kingsbury County; Rural schools--South Dakota--Kingsbury County; World War, 1914-1918; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Droughts--Minnesota; Horses; Carpenters

Description

Ernest Weiss was 83 years old and was born in Kingsbury County, South Dakota. His parents immigrated from Germany. He grew up on a farm in South Dakota. He farmed in both South Dakota and Minnesota in his life.

In this interview, he discusses living on the farm as a child. He talks about going to country school. He then discusses World War I--he was in the service but never went overseas. He then moved to Minnesota to farm and talks about the droughts they had there. He mentions his horses and the training of them. He was a carpenter for some time and discusses those experiences.

Run Time

00:08:37

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSWeiss01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Ernest Weiss Interview, ca. 1977

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