Harry Holzer Interview, 1975

Title

Harry Holzer Interview, 1975

Authors

Harry Holzer

Files

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Interviewer

Carol Swenson

Interviewee

Harry Holzer

Date Recorded

6-3-1975

Date Digital

7-2-2020

Location Recorded

Hotel Hunt, Montevideo, Minnesota

County

Chippewa County

Keywords

Montevideo (Minn.), Journalists--Minnesota--Montevideo, Newspapers--Minnesota--Montevideo, Newspaper employees--Minnesota--Montevideo, Carleton College (Northfield Minn.), Chamber of Commerce (Montevideo Minn.), Windom College (Montevideo Minn.), World War, 1939-1945, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Minnesota Farm Holiday Association, Prohibition, Montevideo (Minn.)--Social life and customs, Fiesta Days (Montevideo Minn.)

Description

Harry Holzer was born in November of 1900 in Montevideo, Minnesota. He graduated from Montevideo High School and Carleton College. For 47 years he was a journalist with the Montevideo paper. He served in World War II and at the time of the interview was working at the print shop in Montevideo. During his years in Montevideo, he was very active in civic affairs, serving on the school board for 12 years, working with the Chamber of Commerce, aiding in founding Fiesta Days and numerous activities.

In this interview, Harry Holzer discusses a variety of topics including remembrances of college, prohibition, World War II activities, and the development of Montevideo.

Run Time

01:04:00

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

CCHolzer01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

347

Harry Holzer Interview, 1975

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