Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Lester Pollard

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Titles Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Lester Pollard
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lester Pollard was born in 1907 near Lake of the Woods. He spent most of his life in the lumber business. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; living in Warroad; going to school; local fisheries; the International Lumber Company; logging camps; logging railroads; pulpwood; bunk beds and bed bugs; camp food; camp horses; building a camp; various jobs in a logging camp; sky pilots visiting the camps; the town of Craigville being a rough city; wannigans; the changes to logging that unionization caused; Timber Producers Association; family.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
51 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 03:09:02 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Pollard, Lester Ellsworth
Made in: International Falls, Koochiching County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 02/17/1976
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142 (Library Call Number)
AV2012.1.37 (Accession Number)
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'


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