51 minutes. General life history; experiences in a family owned and operated general store in Logansport. Other topics include post office, population decline, the Depression, WPA, and entertainment.


This collection includes discussions of Butler County history, including Logansport and Rochester. Other subjects include general stores, farming, steamboats, making railroad ties, and the timber industry, including a discussion about floating logs down a river. John L. Landes, Roger Givens, and...


Mrs. Kees reminisces about her life: remembers businesses in the town of Alexandria, cutting and storing ice for sale: recalls the family farming operation, the crops of berries, fruits and vegetables: tells of raising and selling draft and work horses, selling horses on shares: mentions a toll...

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