Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wayne Schumacher


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Schumacher was a farmer in Glenwood, Minnesota. He served as State Representative from District 15a during the 1975-1976 session and served on the Health and Welfare, Higher Education, and Transportation committees. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Situation upon entering office as state representative in 1974. Handling of hearings. Need for increase in energy. Role as representative. Lack of response to concerns of farmers by utilities and the legislature. Health and safety factors. Impact of issues on area. Reasons for confrontation by opposition. Solution to the powerline issue via court decision. Possible changes in powerline future. Uniqueness of controversy.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
13 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Place Subject: Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, United States
Creation Interviewee: Schumacher, Wayne
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Dates Creation: 05/31/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25
Accession Number AV1988.180.34
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'

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