Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Jacob Pete
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Part 2


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jacob Pete was born in Ely, Minnesota in 1896. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life in Ely, Minnesota; being the third generation to live in Ely and his father and grandfather living in Ely before the railroad to mine; working in the resort business and the timber business; sporting houses in the early days of Ely; nationalities of the men around Ely; Chandler Mines; transportation with sleighs, cars, and railroads; lumber camps; logging rates from the 1910s on; various families and loggers from the area; owning and running camps; horses; U.S.-Canada border.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
41 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:47:12 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Pete, Jacob
Made in Ely, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Ely, Saint Louis County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 05/27/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.36
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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