Hilfred Lee Interview, ca. 1977
Morris (Minn.)--Frontier and pioneer life; Farm life--Minnesota--Morris; Agriculture--Minnesota--Morris; Plowing; Morris Indian School; Off-reservation boarding schools--Minnesota--Morris; Pomme de Terre River (Minn.); Fishes--Minnesota--Stevens County; Automobile dealers--Minnesota--Morris; Ford automobile; Ford tractors
Hilfred Lee was 76 years old and lived in rural Morris. His father homesteaded the same land, and immigrated from Norway.
In this interview, Hilfred discusses homesteading in the early years, including breaking sod and plowing with oxen. He discusses the Morris Indian School and the land that currently is the University of Minnesota Morris. He talks about the Pomme de Terre River and the fish in it. He discusses working at the Ford dealership in Morris and some details about Ford vehicles, including both cars and tractors.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Lee, Hilfred, "Hilfred Lee Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 80.