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Minnesota Resort Industry Oral History Project: Interview with Jack Stedman
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Jack Stedman was born in Rochester, Minnesota, and lived there until tenth grade (1938), when his parents bought a cabin business near Brainerd, Minnesota. He spent the next four years living and working there. His parents operated the cabins until selling the business in 1965. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mr. Stedman describes differences between a cabin business and resorts; the heavy workload of daily business and maintenance duties; the cabins' structure and contents; typical guests; techniques for attracting guests; and development of the Brainerd-area tourism industry.
1.5 hours sound cassette
30 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
60 minutes length
Interviewee: Stedman, Jack
Interviewer: Fogerty, James E.
Made in: Minnesota History Center
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 79 (Library Call Number)
AV1995.262 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Resort Industry Oral History Project'