Willard Anderson Interview, 1978

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Willard Anderson Interview, 1978

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Interviewer

Steven Williams

Interviewee

Willard Anderson

Date Recorded

5-16-1978

Date Digital

7-6-2020

Keywords

Federated Telephone Cooperative, Cooperative societies, Telephone companies--Minnesota--Chokio, United States. Rural Electrification Administration

Description

Willard Anderson was one of the key founders of the Federated Telephone Cooperative of Chokio, Minnesota.

In this interview, Mr. Anderson discusses the development of the Federation, why a centralized telephone cooperative started in this area, and the problems the founders encountered with the Bell system and the Rural Electrification Administration (REA).

Run Time

00:31:27

Language

English

Notes

The audio of this tape is very hard to hear and quiet. There is a significant amount of white noise that makes the dialogue difficult to understand.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

SCAnderson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1119

Willard Anderson Interview, 1978

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