Gordon A. Yock Interview, 1977

Title

Gordon A. Yock Interview, 1977

Authors

Gordon A. Yock

Files

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Interviewer

Susan Stumm

Interviewee

Gordon Yock

Date Recorded

9-13-1977

Date Digital

7-2-2020

Location Recorded

Yock Residence, Spicer, Minnesota

County

Chippewa County

Keywords

Variety Supply Company (Clara City Minn.), Cooperative societies--Minnesota--Clara City, General stores--Minnesota--Clara City, Telephone companies--Minnesota--Clara City, Clara City Phone Cooperative (Minn.), Continental Telephone of Minnesota, Republican Party (Minn.), Minnesota--Politics and government, Agriculture--Minnesota--Chippewa County, Boy Scouts--Minnesota--Clara City, German Americans--Minnesota--Clara City

Description

In this interview, Gordon Yock talks about the Clara City Telephone Company, its good services and low rates, problems of other communities with phone service, and the Continental Telephone Company of Minnesota and Appleton, Minnesota. He also discusses the Variety Supply Company and some of its problems, his years as Republican State Chairman, the Boy Scouts in Clara City, and the churches and the German ethnic community in Clara City.

Run Time

01:28:24

Language

English

Original Format

Cassette

Digital Identifier

CCYock0203

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1088

Gordon A. Yock Interview, 1977

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