Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Jhalmer Berg
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jhalmer Berg was born in 1897 in Rice River. He was a mill operator and sold lumber. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; Rice River now known as Leander Lake; early community at Rice River; railroad coming through; parents emigrating from Sweden; working ore mines; timber and sawmill business; lumber camps; camp food; ethnicities of lumberjacks; mill work; losing an eye working in a saw mill; getting material from other operations; timekeeper shack; buying goods in a lumberjack camp; getting to the camps.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
18 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:02:32 running time
Creation Interviewer: Wheeler, Robert C.
Interviewee: Berg, Hjalmer
Dates Creation: 05/30/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.3
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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