Wilmar A. Johnson Interview, ca. 1977

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Wilmar A. Johnson Interview, ca. 1977

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Interviewee

Wilmar A. Johnson

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Big Stone County

Keywords

Swedish Americans; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Agricultural implements--Prices; Crops--Prices; Depressions--1929; Agricultural innovations; Cribbage

Description

Wilmar A. Johnson's parents came from Sweden and he spent most of his life farming. He grew up near Graceville, Minnesota.

In this interview, he discusses the prices of equipment and crops, including during the Depression. He also talks about changes in farming. Finally, he talks about what he does now that he is retired, including jigsaw puzzles and cribbage.

Run Time

00:13:47

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSJohnson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Wilmar A. Johnson Interview, ca. 1977

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