Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Burt Hunt

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Titles Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Burt Hunt
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Burt Hunt was born around 1882. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life; working as a cookee and odd jobs; whiskey; working in Michigan; a day's wages; teamsters wages; logging around the year 1900 in Bemidji and International Falls; lumber companies; lumber communities and camps; early Craigville, gambling and women; log driving; living in the wannigan; going out west to log; the Rajalas; caulking shoes; hook men, and sending logs up the river; types of lumber and uses.
Quantity 20 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Hunt, Bert
Dates Creation: 08/29/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142 (Library Call Number)
AV2012.1.20 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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