Robert Lewis Interview, 1984
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Lewis Residence, Perham, Minnesota
Otter Tail County
National Farmers Organization (U.S.); Farmers--Minnesota--Otter Tail County; Protest movements
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Lewis, Robert, "Robert Lewis Interview, 1984" (1984). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 55.