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Norval Horton Memoir /

interview by John Knoepfle.

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Interviewee: Horton, Norval, 1895-1965
Other Names: Knoepfle, John,
Published: Springfield, Illinois : University of Illinois Board of Trustees, [1957]
Series: Steamboats and Inland Rivers.
Topics: Barges - Mississippi and Ohio Rivers - 20th century. | Ferries - Mississippi and Ohio Rivers - 20th century. | Floods - Mississippi River - 1927. | Log transportation - Mississippi and Ohio Rivers - 20th century. | Packets - Mississippi and Ohio Rivers - 20th century. | River boats, Ohio River - History - 20th century. | Towboats - Mississippi and Ohio Rivers - 20th century. | Packet boats, - Mississippi and Ohio Rivers, - 20th century.
Regions: Mississippi River - History - 20th century. | Ohio River - History - 20th century.
Genres: Personal narratives.
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Physical Description: sound recordings: 1 tape (60 minutes).
Transcript: 21 pages ; 28 cm
Copyright: ©1957.
Summary: "STEAMBOATS AND INLAND RIVERS Horton discusses his experiences serving on ferryboats, packets, and towboats. He recalls boats on the Ohio and Mississippi rivers, 1927 Mississippi River flood, barge traffic, hauling logs, and hazardous weather conditions."
Other Names: Knoepfle, John, 1923-2019, interviewer.
Oral History Office.
Sangamon State University. Oral History Office.
University of Illinois Springfield.

More Details for: Norval Horton Memoir