Harry Holzer Interview, 1975
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Hotel Hunt, Montevideo, Minnesota
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.)
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Holzer, Harry, "Harry Holzer Interview, 1975" (1975). Minnesota Oral Histories. 76.