Alice Tripp Interview, 1979
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Tripp Residence, Belgrade, Minnesota
Political campaigns--Minnesota; Governors--Minnesota; Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party; Women politicians--Minnesota; Women political candidates--Minnesota; Minnesota--Politics and government--1951-; World politics; Power resources--Political aspects; Corporations--Political aspects; Labor unions; Cooperative societies
This interview deals primarily with Alice Tripp's campaign for Governor in the 1979 DFL primary race (in which she won 20% of the vote, the first woman in the state to do so), but it also touches upon Tripp's family history, the development of her political ideals, and her role as a woman activist in West Central Minnesota. Some of the political issues and concerns which Alice Tripp comments on include: international politics, energy and corporate power, labor unions, and cooperatives.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Tripp, Alice, "Alice Tripp Interview, 1979" (1979). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 99.