Alfred Schaeffer Interivew, 1972

Title

Alfred Schaeffer Interivew, 1972

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Interviewer

George Shervey

Interviewee

Alfred Schaeffer

Date Recorded

1972

Date Digital

7-6-2020

Location Recorded

Schaeffer Residence, Grant County, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Pomme de Terre (Minn.), Schools--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Business enterprises--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Flour mills--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre

Description

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.

Run Time

00:14:52

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCSchaeffer02

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

319

Alfred Schaeffer Interivew, 1972

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