Olin Thompson Interview, 1972
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Grant County, Minnesota
Elbow Lake (Minn.), Pomme de Terre (Minn.), Schools--Minnesota--Grant County, Stagecoaches--Minnesota, Business enterprises--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Businesspeople--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre
Olin Thompson was born on May 1, 1888 and lived across the river from the old site of Pomme de Terre village. His father was Michael Thompson. He married Elaine Brown.
In this interview, Olin Thompson discusses his first teachers and the school he attended. He talks about Pomme de Terre village and the businesses that were there, as well as the stagecoach from Herman to Ashby.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Thompson, Olin, "Olin Thompson Interview, 1972" (1972). Minnesota Oral Histories. 10.