Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Alice Tripp

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Titles Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project: Interview with Alice Tripp
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Tripp was a farmer from Belgrade in Stearns County. She was a protest leader and a candidate for Governor in 1978. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Learning about the powerline project. Involvement in KTO, CURE, SURE, and CO-REG. Reasons for the opposition - routing of line; health and safety concerns. Working with state government - personnel; Governor Perpich; legislators. Hearing process. Citizen's advisory committee. Underground wiring as alternative. Lawsuits. Mediation sessions. Confrontations. Energy needs for the future.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
19 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 90 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Tripp, Alice
Interviewer: Nelson, Edward P.
Places Subject: Belgrade, Stearns County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 12/06/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 25 (Library Call Number)
AV1988.180.41 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Powerline Oral History Project'


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  • Freya on June 11, 2020 09:24:39 PM
    Alice is grandma at our house and we would love to have a copy of this recording and transcript.
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