Hervey Richardson Interview, 1975

Title

Hervey Richardson Interview, 1975

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Interviewer

Kay Franey

Interviewee

Hervey Richardson

Date Recorded

5-19-1975

Date Digital

6-18-2020

Location Recorded

Richardson Residence, Morris, Minnesota

Keywords

Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party--Minnesota--Stevens County, Minnesota--Politics and government, Farmers--Political activity, Cooperative societies--Minnesota--Morris, Presidents--Election--1948

Description

Mr. Richardson was born in 1901, went to Macalester College, and a retailing school in New York City. He started farming in 1924. He sold his farm in 1963 and moved to Morris. In 1965 he became the city assessor. He was also involved in DFL politics starting in the 1930s. He was an active member in many cooperatives in the Stevens County area.

In this interview, Mr. Richardson discusses his cooperative memberships, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor (DFL) party and its politics, and the 1948 presidential election.

Run Time

01:28:20

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

SCRichardson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

304

Hervey Richardson Interview, 1975

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