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Herb and Louise Brown, and Donald Lowe interviews
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TitleHerb and Louise Brown, and Donald Lowe interviews
Date of Original1993-03-27
CreatorFisher, Brian
Creator RoleInterviewer;
DescriptionAn interview with Herb and Louise Brown, and Donald Lowe for the KPOK Bowman Radio-Thon for the Pioneer Trails Regional Museum. The Browns talk about their family history, their parents homesteads, ranching, farming, and the process of planting crops. They discuss carbide lights, life before electricity was widely available, old telephones, and party lines. They also talk about their memories of Rhame, North Dakota and the coal mines in the area.
General SubjectPeople
City & Town Life
Subject (LCTGM)Cities & towns
Coal mining
Coal miners
Sod buildings
Personal NameBrown, Herb
Brown, Louise
Lowe, Donald
LocationRhame (N.D.)
Bowman County (N.D.)
Item NumberPTRM-5
Format of OriginalAudio cassettes
Transcription"Herb and Louise Brown, Donald Lowe, 3-27-1993 Early Years Scranton Area. Farming and ranching. 16 yr old came to USA. Frank Brown (Dad of Herb) came from Germany. 1906 land in ND $5 per quarter of land. Family history dates back to Mayflower and Wm. Penn. Telephone office and stores in Rhame. Donald has a replica of town of Rhame he built. History of businesses in Rhame and stock yards. WWII experience"—Handwritten on tape 5.
Repository InstitutionPioneer Trails Regional Museum
Credit LinePioneer Trails Regional Museum (PTRM-5)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Ordering InformationPioneer Trails Regional Museum
12 First Ave. N.
P. O. Box 78
Bowman, ND 58623
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2009-2010 NAR10-RC-10062-09
Digital IDdmPTRM5
Media StandardMPEG Audio
Audio Tracks2 track stereo (unmixed)
Data Rate128 kbps
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