Otto Pieper Interview, 1977

Title

Otto Pieper Interview, 1977

Authors

Otto Pieper

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Interviewer

Arthur Louis Fennell

Interviewee

Otto Pieper

Date Recorded

1-24-1977

Date Digital

1-19-2022

Location Recorded

Luther Haven Nursing Home, Montevideo, MN

County

Chippewa County

Keywords

Farm life--Minnesota--Chippewa County; Farmers--Minnesota--Chippewa County; Cooperative societies--Minnesota--Clara City

Description

Otto Pieper was a German immigrant to Minnesota in 1890, where he worked for awhile in Steel County, Minnesota, as a hired man on a farm. In 1898, he married and moved to Clara City, Minnesota (Chippewa County) where he started to farm. He purchased a 120-acre farm.

In this interview, he discusses farm life and changes on the farm from 1898 to the 1940s when he retired. References were made to the Farmers' Alliance, Non-Partisan League and Farm Holiday. He was active in the organization of the Farmers' Co-op Elevator and Farmers' Co-op telephone company in Clara City.

Run Time

00:55:40

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

CCPieper02

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1045

Primo Type

Audio

Otto Pieper Interview, 1977

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