Oral history interview with Melvin Sprecher, 1976

Sprecher, Melvin, 1911-

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  • Format Mixed Materials; Sound Recordings
  • Physical Details
    • 7 tape recordings
  • OCLC ocn173702385
  • Finding Aids
    • Indexed abstract filed with the registers. Cumulative index to this and other project interviews filed under "Wisconsin Agriculturalists Oral History Project."

Summary

  • Interview conducted by Dale Treleven of the Historical staff with Sprecher, rural Sauk City, Wisconsin, a dairy farmer who helped found Wisconsin Dairies Cooperative and served as chairman of the board of Land O'Lakes, Inc.; including discussion of consolidation of various dairy marketing cooperatives, details on the Wisconsin Creameries Association and on Dairy Maid Products Cooperative, service on national agriculture councils, dislike of the National Farmers' Organization, Sauk County school consolidation, his general farming experiences and opinions, and related topics.

Notes

  • Part of the Wisconsin Agriculturalists Oral History Project.
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