Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Richfield in the Postwar Era: Interview with William Snyder
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: William Snyder was born in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. He grew up in Van Wert, Ohio and participated in World War II and as a reserve in the Korean War. After his service he married, raised a family, and moved to Richfield, Minnesota. Snyder served as president of the Richfield Historical Society, on the Chamber of Commerce, and as a member of the Optimists and Visions organizations. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Moving to Richfield; a description of his first house; the sense of a neighborhood community; the diversity of Richfield; shopping locally and commercial centers; the entertainment and restaurant scene; involvement with the Optimists, Chamber of Commerce, and Visions; working for Central Mutual; the development of Richfield; working with the Traffic Commission; Richfield water quality; the advantages of living in Richfield; the current state of Richfield.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
53 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 81 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Snyder, William
Interviewer: Saylor, Thomas
Made in Richfield, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Richfield, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 03/09/2007
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 114
Accession Number AV2008.27.24
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Richfield in the Postwar Era'

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