Peter J. Walburg Interview, 1955
Walburg, Peter J.
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Letter, typed summary of interview (15 leaves) concerning J.B. Power, Helendale Farm, Amenia and Sharon Land Company, and his father Peter Walburg, a Swiss immigrant. Includes mention of their homestead near the Maple River, his work on Dalrymple No. 1 Farm, son Peter's first jobs as mule driver, choreboy, and herding horses for the Dalrymples, cutting wood at Helendale Farm, his father, and later Martin Hanson, hauling mail, Helendale Farm's soil, selling out and moving to Leonard, N.D., working at Dalrymple Farms, P.O. Peterson, Eric Peterson, and Tom Alme, Dalrymple foremen, Deering grain binders and their repair, feeding the hired men, wages for hired men, hog feeding and butchering, his father's alcoholism, renting Amenia and Sharon farmland, A.E. Cure and Robert Love, Amenia and Sharon employees, Robert Reed, crop agreement with Amenia and Sharon, Peter J. Walburg's jobs as auctioneer and Cass County deputy sheriff after he quit farming.