Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Ira D. Emmons


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Emmons was sheriff of Pope County. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Police department's first involvement with the powerline controversy; potential conflict with utilities surveying; dealing with confrontations; local people's reaction to police; why confrontation occurred; reaction of townspeople to issue; view of current situation; Governor Perpich; media coverage; and concluding remark.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
6 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 30 minutes length
Place Subject: Pope County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Interviewee: Emmons, Ira D.
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Dates Creation: 04/29/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25
Accession Number AV1988.180.9
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'

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