Olive Briggs Interview, 1973

Title

Olive Briggs Interview, 1973

Authors

Olive Briggs

Files

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Interviewer

George Shervey

Interviewee

Olive Briggs

Date Recorded

8-1973

Date Digital

7-6-2020

Location Recorded

Barrett Nursing Home, Barrett, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Pomme de Terre (Minn.), Business enterprises--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Postal service--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre

Description

Olive Briggs was born in Pomme de Terre in 1891. Her father, Russell Briggs, met her mother at Hotel Nicollet in Minneapolis then went to Pomme de Terre Township.

In this interview, Olive Briggs talks about Loggie Johnson and John Livey who were merchants in Pomme de Terre. She discusses Revered Norman of Ashby, the postal service in Pomme de Terre, various Pomme de Terre businesses, and building a bridge across Pomme de Terre River.

Run Time

00:11:15

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

SCBriggs01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

319

Olive Briggs Interview, 1973

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