Peter Berg discusses the Great Depression and its effects on the farming community, as well as economics, Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s politics in the 1930s, and local social events.
Peter Berg was the son of immigrants from Germany and Austria-Hungary. He began farming in 1926.
Date of Interview
Clara Berg, Mrs. Fenger, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Alben W. Barkley, Richard Milhous Nixon, Herbert Clark Hoover, Harry S. Truman, Husband E. Kimmel, John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr.
Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, Republican Party (U.S.: 1854- ), United States. Works Progress Administration
Germany, Austria, Hungary, Illinois, Minnesota—Brown County, Minnesota—Willow Lake Township, Minnesota—Wanda, Russia, China, Korea, Israel
Agriculture, Great Depression, Prohibition, New Deal, 1933-1939
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Oral History | United States History
Berg, Peter, "Oral Interview of Peter Berg" (1973). Oral Interviews. 44.