Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Carolyn Koudela


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Koudela was a farmer from Alexandria, Douglas County. She was president of SOC. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Initial involvement with powerline controversy. Background in community involvement. Learning about the powerline. SOC - history of; how it differs from other organizations; finding resources for information on line; communicating with cooperatives and CPA-UPA; membership; role as president. CURE. Working with the media. GASP - reason for; structure; organizing. Role of Governor Perpich. Impact of legal system on movement. Status of the line and opposition. General Accounting Office investigation. Impressions of working with state government. Tripp campaign. Women as visible spokespersons in controversy.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
23 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 90 minutes length
Place Subject: Alexandria, Douglas County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Interviewee: Koudela, Carolyn
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Dates Creation: 02/21/1979
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25
Accession Number AV1988.180.22
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'

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