G.A. Anderson Interview, ca. 1977

Title

G.A. Anderson Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

G. A. Anderson

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

G.A. Anderson

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Agriculture--Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota; Hardware stores--Minnesota; Agricultural implement industry--Minnesota; Deere & Company; Minnesota. Legislature; Legislators--Minnesota; Kiwanis International; Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States; United States. Office of Price Administration; Rationing; Selective Service Board (Morris, Minn.); Draft; Russia--Description and travel

Description

G.A. "Oddie" Anderson lived in Morris and was 84 years old. He grew up on a farm and was an implement dealer and in the hardware business for some time.

In this interview, Oddie discusses farming in the 30s and 40s and his two terms in the state legislature. He talks about enlisting in World War I. He discusses his businesses, including his work selling John Deere tractors. He was also active in the Kiwanis, V.F.W., OPA Board, church, G.T.A. Board and selective service board. He also discusses going to Russia, and going to the inauguration of Lyndon Johnson and Hubert Humphrey.

Run Time

00:11:52

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSAnderson05

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

G.A. Anderson Interview, ca. 1977

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