Olive Briggs Interview, 1973
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Barrett Nursing Home, Barrett, Minnesota
Pomme de Terre (Minn.), Business enterprises--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Postal service--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Briggs, Olive, "Olive Briggs Interview, 1973" (1973). Minnesota Oral Histories. 12.