Charlotte Skrien Interview, ca. 1978
Norwegian Americans; Norway--Emigration and immigration; United States--Emigration and immigration; Children--Mortality; Children--Diseases; Medical care; Football players; College athletes; Football; Minnesota Gophers (Football team)
Charlotte Skrien was 87 years old and lived in Morris. Her grandparents came to the United States from Norway.
In this interview, Charlotte relates some stories about her grandparents' and mother's trip from Norway to the United States. She also discusses childhood deaths and diseases, as well as medical care during that time. She talks about her son, who played football with the University of Minnesota Gophers.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Skrien, Charlotte, "Charlotte Skrien Interview, ca. 1978" (1978). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 100.