Emma Belgum Interview, ca. 1977
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Norwegian Americans; Frontier and pioneer life--Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Storms--Minnesota
Emma Belgum was 90 years old and was born in a dugout house near Kensington, Minnesota. Her parents came from Norway in 1871.
In this interview, she discusses many of her experiences on the farm, both before and after she was married. She talks about a bad storm that occurred on their farm. She also discusses the changes in farming over the years.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Belgum, Emma, "Emma Belgum Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 113.