Max Conrad and Early Winona Aviation Oral History Project: Interview with Daniel J. Tushner
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tushner was born on March 1, 1910 in Winona, Minnesota. He went to St. John's Grade School, Cotter High School and St. Mary's College in Winona where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, majoring in Chemistry. For four years he served in the Naval Reserve as a ground school instructor and administrative officer until the war was over. Daniel became a partner in the Tushner Meat Market where he had worked since graduating from college for nine years. In 1936, four years after he left college, Tushner had his first airplane ride with Jack Hennesy and began taking lessons from Max Conrad immediately afterwards. In 1939 he participated in the Winona Flying Club and finally went back to work at Tushner's until 1973, when he retired. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: This tape includes Tushner's biographical background, introduction to flying and his experience with Max Conrad and flying in general, life from school days (1920s to the present) and flying activities in general in Winona.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
24 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:27:21 running time
Creation Interviewee: Tushner, Daniel J.
Interviewer: Skree, James
Made in Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, United States
Made in Winona, Winona County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 10/08/1975
Credit Line Digitized with support from the Ken and Nina Rothchild Endowed Fund for Business History and Women's History.
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 39
Accession Number AV1992.66.7
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Max Conrad and Early Winona Aviation Oral History Project'

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