Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Alfred Hilden
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Alfred Hilden was born in Grand Forks, North Dakota in 1889 and worked in the paper industry in International Falls. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; forest fire of 1910 near Baudette; working for the Minnesota Forest Service; working in a mill; scalers, boom haulers, and other jobs around the mill; companies involved in the mill business; working as a field buyer; moving to and living in Northome; the community of Little Fork; types of timber; land buying practices; business trips to Saskatchewan; doing business and drinking; price of lumber.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
33 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:07:30 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Hilden, Alfred
Made in International Falls, Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in International Falls, Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/18/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.18
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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