Fred Burns Interview, 1972

Title

Fred Burns Interview, 1972

Authors

Fred Burns

Files

Download Fred Burns Interview Transcript (539 KB)

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Interviewer

George Shervey

Interviewee

Fred Burns

Date Recorded

1972

Date Digital

9-11-2020

Location Recorded

Burns Residence, Kensington, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Pomme de Terre (Minnesota), Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County, Schools--Minnesota--Grant County

Description

Fred Burns was born in 1886 and raised near village of Pomme de Terre. His parents came to Grant County in 1852.

In this interview, Fred Burns talks about his early neighbors, grasshoppers on the farm, his school experiences, the Pomme de Terre Fort and the businesses in the village of Pomme de Terre.

Run Time

00:08:48

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCBurns01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

319

Fred Burns Interview, 1972

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