Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Raymond Kinkel
Part 1


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Raymond Kinkel was born in 1892 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Grandparents emigrating from Norway; moving up to Cass County to homestead; working as a cook's helper in the logging camps; Weyerhaeuser camps in the area; horses; daily schedule of a cook's assistant; log buildings; cooking equipment; lice; bunk beds; roads, making ice roads; river drives; drying off during the river drives; fishing; World War I; meeting his wife.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
29 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:49:58 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Kinkel, Raymond
Made in Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Grand Rapids, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 04/26/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.24
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

User Comments

  • Darrell Kinkel on December 11, 2016 10:45:02 PM

    Raymond is my grandfather, and I have hid diaries ...

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