George Shervey Interview, 1975

Title

George Shervey Interview, 1975

Authors

George Shervey

Files

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Interviewer

Dean Ogg

Interviewee

George Shervey

Date Recorded

7-24-1975

Date Digital

7-6-2020

Location Recorded

Grant County Historical Museum, Elbow Lake, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Herman (Minn.), Elbow Lake (Minn.), Courthouses--Minnesota--Grant County, Grant County Courthouse (Elbow Lake, MInn.)

Description

George Shervey was born on a farm near Barrett, Minnesota on October 18, 1904. He was involved in the business of farm implement sales from 1924 until his retirement in 1972. He was active in civic and community affairs, maintaining an interest in local history. During the time of this interview, he was the president of the Grant County Historical Society.

In this interview, George Shervey discusses the contest between Elbow Lake and Herman for the county seat and courthouse.

Run Time

00:12:39

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCShervey01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

319

George Shervey Interview, 1975

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