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Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project: Interview with William Bryson
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bryson is a native of the Alden area and graduated from Alden High School in 1944. He has earned credits in natural history form Sacramento State College in California. He is a full-time farmer and an active conservationist, having served on various state and local soil and water conservation boards and having testified before the U.S. Senate on water issues. He also had been involved in 4-H projects and state conservation education committees. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Farming background. Wetland's lawsuit. Involvement with Sierra Club. Relationship between agricultural and environmental interests - water quality; effectiveness of soil and water conservation boards. Farming - soil erosion; groundwater quality. Protection of wetlands. Education and funding for environmental and agricultural issues - Reinvest in Minnesota; 4-H; Minnesota Council of Parks; The Nature Conservancy; Audubon. Major environmental concerns facing Minnesota.
2 hours sound cassette
1 hour videocassette
24 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: moving images
Content Category: text
70 minutes length (Audio interview)
Interviewer: Robertson, Margaret A.
Interviewee: Bryson, William
Made in: Alden, Freeborn County, Minnesota, United States
Creation: 02/29/1988 - 04/30/1988 (Audio interview conducted 2/29/1988 and video interview 4/30/1988.)
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 58 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.99.4 (Accession Number)
AV1989.221.3 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Environmental Issues Oral History Project'
Audio transcript, Part 1
Audio transcript, Part 2