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Collection Details


Collection Name: Minnesota Farm Economy Oral History Project
Repository Name: Minnesota Historical Society. Library [Repository Details]
Repository Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, United States
URL: http://www.mnhs.org/collections/oralhistory/farmeconomy.htm
Description: The state's No. 1 industry, agriculture, is documented in this project. Many interviews in the Society's other oral history collections also contain depictions of farm life, most reminiscences about early 20th-century life. This project examines the changing role of farming in the late 20th century through interviews with people from a variety of backgrounds. Narrators discuss the roles of various agricultural organizations and the impact of their work in banking and business development on Minnesota's agricultural economy.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 25
Broad Subjects: Agriculture; Economics
ASP Subjects: Agricultural administration; Agriculture; Agriculture--History; Business; Farmers; Finance; Minnesota; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: Economy
Collection Code: OHC0002075