Grace Bratton Interview, ca. 1977
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Frontier and pioneer life--South Dakota; Sod houses; Farm life; Depressions--1929
Grace Bratton was 89 years old and was born in Illinois. She then moved to Iowa, South Dakota, and Minnesota.
In this interview, she discusses the homesteading procedure and the breaking up of virgin land, plus how sod houses were made. She also talks about farm work and the effect of the depression.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Bratton, Grace, "Grace Bratton Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 110.