Fred Rust Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Fred Rust Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Fred Rust

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Fred Rust

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Pope County

Keywords

Norwegian Americans; Norway; Bowling alleys--Employees; Welders (Persons); Blacksmiths; Industrial accidents; Fishing

Description

Fred Rust was 67 years old and was born in Fargo, North Dakota. His father was born in Norway. His family moved to Cyrus, Minnesota, then moved to Norway for a year. After his father died in Norway, the family moved back to Cyrus, Minnesota.

In this interview, Fred mostly talks about the various occupations he had. He worked for some time doing farm work. He then worked in road construction and setting pins in the bowling alley. He then worked as a welder and blacksmith; he talks briefly about an accident that occurred on the job and about what being a blacksmith entailed. He also discusses fishing as a hobby.

Run Time

00:14:19

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSRust01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Fred Rust Interview, ca. 1977

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