Robert Lewis Interview, 1984

Title

Robert Lewis Interview, 1984

Authors

Robert Lewis

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Interviewer

Carol Swenson

Interviewee

Robert Lewis

Date Recorded

11-20-1984

Date Digital

6-26-2020

Location Recorded

Lewis Residence, Perham, Minnesota

County

Otter Tail County

Keywords

National Farmers Organization (U.S.), Farmers--Minnesota--Otter Tail County, Protest movements

Description

Robert Lewis was a native of Moorhead, Minnesota and moved to Perham, Minnesota in 1959. At the time of the interview, he worked full time for the National Farmers Organization (NFO). He eventually left the dairy farming business in 1974 to concentrate more on his NFO duties.

In this interview, Robert Lewis discusses recruitment policies, meeting procedures, NFO farm protests, and the basic history of how the NFO has progressed over the years and the direction it is taking for the future.

Run Time

01:56:15

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Cassette

Digital Identifier

OTCLewis0102

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

3443

Robert Lewis Interview, 1984

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