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Catalog Number OH-0002-1956
Object Name CASSETTE
Title MR AND MRS PETER ALLARD
Description Interview with Mr. and Mrs. Peter Allard with some comments by John Blackwell
OH-0002-1956 (Filed with OH-0104)

Date of Interview: November 12, 1956
Place of Interview: Allard Home in Schroeder
Interviewer: Adolph A. Toftey
Transcriber: Judy Steinbrecher, April, 1982

Ade: This is November the 12th, 1956, and we're at Schroeder, Minnesota, and we're visiting with Mr. and Mrs. Peter Allard and we're going to hear the Allard story this evening. Steve just come through the big battle between President Eisenhower and Mr. Stevenson and what did you think about that election, Mr. Allard?

Mr. Allard: The presidential election suited me fine, the state didn't suit me so good.

Ade: Well, I guess Eisenhower got about 40, what is it, 41 states?

Mr. Allard: 41 states.

Ade: 41 states out of the 48. Well, I'm glad it's all over, aren't you?

Mr. Allard: So am I.

Ade: Well, now let's hear about the Allard story. When did you first come to Cook County, Mr. Allard?

Mr. Allard: October, 1905.

Ade: And you landed...

Mr. Allard: Landed at Lutsen, went up to Lyght's place which was east and north of Lutsen about four miles.

Ade: And what were you doing in Cook County at that time?

Mr. Allard: Came up hunting and to look at the country a little bit, but the real idea was that my father wanted to go hunting. I had come home from out in Dakota where I had been working on an elevator gang for a little bit of a visit and he proposed that we come up so I thought it would be a good idea and came.

Complete transcript available from the CCHS.
Date November 12, 1956
People Allard, Peter
Blackwell, John
Allard, Dora Parent
Search Terms Schroeder
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Collection ORAL HISTORY
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