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Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Wayne Schumacher
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.
1 hour sound cassette
13 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
60 minutes length
Interviewee: Schumacher, Wayne
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P. - Iron Range Research Center
Subject: Glenwood, Pope County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.34 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'