Robert B. Reed Papers, 1955-1960
Reed, Robert B.
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Typed summary of first interview (12 leaves) with Leonard Sackett includes mention of the Chaffee family, Helendale Farm, description of a round grain elevator at Amenia, handling grain, his uncle, Cornelius Reed, who worked at the Amenia grain elevator, plows and grain binders used at Amenia and Sharon, Amenia store, description of various sections of Amenia and Sharon land, Robert and John Reed buying cattle and sheep, raising sheep at the Amenia and Sharon, the Reed-Sargent farm partnership (John and Robert Reed, E.C. and Frank Sargent), and Billy Sunday. Second interview (2 leaves) with corrections concerns Allie Power, a roommate of Robert Reed when they attended North Dakota Agricultural College. Includes a brief mention of J.B. Power's Shorthorn cattle, Allie Power's funeral, and firewood from Helendale Farm. Also includes a reminiscence (2 leaves) of an 1898 cattle drive, two clippings, and a list of names of the first North Dakota Agricultural College football team, identified from a photograph (held in Institute collections).