Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with James Knight
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jim Knight was born in Red Lake Falls, Minnesota in 1893. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; homesteading; early logging in the area; sourdough Joe; splash dam; stories about injuries while logging; teamsters and their horses; blacksmithing and wages; rut cutter; Hungry Mike; various other logging characters; hospital tickets; Busti Coggins; burial mounds; violence between Indians and white men over disturbing burial grounds; home life; children.
Quantity 3 hours sound cassette
33 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 03:03:47 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Knight, James
Dates Creation: 09/22/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.26
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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