Oliver Kahldahl Interview, ca. 1977
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Skis and skiing; Ski jumps (Sports facilities)--Minnesota--Glenwood; Lakeside Ballroom (Glenwood, Minn.); Ballrooms--Minnesota--Glenwood; Bands (Music); Big bands
Oliver "Tuddy" Kahldahl was 77 years old and lived in Glenwood.
In this interview, he talks about ski jumping and his skiing career. He discusses various bands which appeared at the Lakeside Ballroom while he owned it. He talks about the decline of the big bands.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Kahldahl, Oliver, "Oliver Kahldahl Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 81.
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