Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Carl Henrikson
Description SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Cost of food per logger; getting started in the logging business; building camps; revenue; equipment; personalities and nationalities of loggers; working in the Cloquet area; food in the camp; wannigans; lumber drives; kinds of timber; humorous stories from logging camps; building a camp; blacksmith shop; road construction; gypos; railroad construction; ice roads; swampers; scalers; the camp foreman; pests in and around camp; fishing; being the son of a Swedish immigrant; early life; a day in the life in a Swedish community; serving in the Navy in World War I; various stories from the war.
Quantity 57 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Nevins, Allen
Interviewer: Starr, Louis M.
Interviewee: Henrikson, Carl H. Jr.
Made in New York, New York, United States
Subjects Made in New York, New York, United States
Dates Creation: 12/27/1954 - 01/18/1955
(Interviews conducted 12/27/1954, 1/8/1955 and 1/18/1955.)
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.15
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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