Weldon Gerdes

BioID: 
102
Last Name: 
Gerdes
First Name: 
Weldon
Experience: 
Discusses 50 years of farming near the Sangamon River
  • Age: 50
  • Interview Date: 1/14/1981
  • Interviewer: Judith Haynes, University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Interview Length: 42 minutes Sit Down Interview
  • County: Menard
  • Weldon Gerdes and his son Gary live in rural Petersburg, overlooking the Sangamon River. Weldon and Gary discuss living and farming along the Sangamon River and the benefits as well aggravations. 
County: 
Menard
Gender: 
Male
Interview Decade: 
1980s
Age at Interview: 
50s
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