George M. Shervey Interview, 1980
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George M. Shervey
Elbow Lake, Minnesota
Civil defense; Rationing--Minnesota; Depressions--1929; Agricultural implements; Agricultural; War and society; World War, 1939-1945--Social aspects; Black market
In this interview, George M. Shervey discusses life in and around Barrett, MN during World War II. Mr. Shervey was born October 18, 1904 in Barrett, MN and during the war as a farm implement dealer and also chief of the Barrett Fire Department.
University of Minnesota, Morris Archives
Shervey, George, "George M. Shervey Interview, 1980" (1980). World War II: The Home Front in West Central Minnesota Oral History Project. 4.
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