Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Joe Mannausau

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Titles Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Joe Mannausau
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Joe Mannausau was born near Loman, Minnesota in 1904. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Types of timber around Loman; farming and logging in the area throughout his life; going to work in the logging camps at 16; driving logs to Baudette; describes a boom chain; describes a jammer; prostitution near logging camps; types of saws; types of sleighs and their equipment; working as a cook; types of food in logging camps; wannigans and types of boats used in log drives; starving homesteaders; horses and horse barns; teamsters and their horses; cows and dairy produce; types of bunk houses; working in cold weather; stories about interesting loggers; making money as a logger.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
26 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:30:55 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Mannausau, Joe
Dates Creation: 02/08/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142 (Library Call Number)
AV2012.1.30 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'


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