Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Walter Smith

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Titles Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Walter Smith
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Walter Smith was born in Wadena County, Minnesota in 1893. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life with his father who worked as a lumberjack; early log drives; moving up to Balsam, Minnesota to homestead; his father's inn; log drives and building ice roads; living and eating in logging camps; building logging camps; various camps, and camp stories about loggers; river log drives.
Quantity 4 hours sound cassette
31 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 02:30:02 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Smith, Walter
Made in: Bigfork, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/02/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142 (Library Call Number)
AV2012.1.47 (Accession Number)
More Info MNHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'


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