Alfred Schaeffer Interivew, 1972
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Schaeffer Residence, Grant County, Minnesota
Pomme de Terre (Minn.); Schools--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre; Business enterprises--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre; Flour mills--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre
Alfred Schaeffer was born in 1895 three miles south of the village of Pomme de Terre. His parents came from Goodhue County to Grant County in 1872.
In this interview, Alfred Schaeffer talks about his early neighbors and teachers. He discusses the history of his grandfather who was a miller in the village of Pomme de Terre. He discusses the railroads and how they surveyed the village.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Schaeffer, Alfred, "Alfred Schaeffer Interivew, 1972" (1972). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 11.