Oral history interview with John Schulz
John Schulz was born in Nebraska of Russian German parents. His father was born in Germany and moved to Russia as a young child; his mother was born in Russia. Mr. Schulz relates incidents in his parents' lives while in Russia; his father's immigration; John Schulz's experiences growing up.Includes transcript and audio snippets.Excerpt 1: Appendicitis on the homestead. Mr. Schulz describes contracting appendicitis in 1902 at the family's rural homestead in Holyoke, Colorado, and being be transported via spring wagon and train to Nebraska to have surgery. Text of this excerpt found on p. [40-42] of Oral history interview with John Schulz.Excerpt 2: Homesteaders and ranchers. Mr. Schulz describes the resentment ranchers felt for homesteaders in the early years of the 20th century. Text of this excerpt found on p. [36-37] of Oral history interview with John Schulz.Excerpt 3: Homesteading in Colorado. Mr. Schulz describes his family's move from Sutton, Nebraska to a homestead in Holyoke, Colorado in 1902. Text of this excerpt found on p. [30-34] of Oral history interview with John Schulz.Excerpt 4: Wolves on the highway. Mr. Schulz generally describes the German colonies in Russia; relates a story of his father encountering wolves on the road between colonies. Text of this excerpt found on p. [9-10] of Oral history interview with John Schulz.