Olin Thompson Interview, 1972

Title

Olin Thompson Interview, 1972

Authors

Olin Thompson

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Interviewer

George Shervey

Interviewee

Olin Thompson

Date Recorded

2-13-1972

Date Digital

7-6-2020

Location Recorded

Grant County, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Elbow Lake (Minn.), Pomme de Terre (Minn.), Schools--Minnesota--Grant County, Stagecoaches--Minnesota, Business enterprises--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Businesspeople--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre

Description

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.

Run Time

00:07:30

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCThompson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

319

Olin Thompson Interview, 1972

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