Effie Tyberg Interview, ca. 1979
Farm life--Minnesota; Dairy products; Rural schools--Minnesota; Cooking; Automobiles--Minnesota; Housewives--Minnesota; Turkeys; Dry-goods; Electricity
Effie Tyberg grew up on a farm in South Central Minnesota. She was 86 years old and lived in Hoffman at the time of the interview.
In this interview, she recalls farm life in the early years of the century. She talks about the dairy products made from the farm and going to a rural school. She was a farm wife for 45 years. She talks about the chores she did, including cooking, milking, and farming turkeys. She also recalls the first cars in the area. She talks about some of the dry-goods they purchased, such as coffee and flour. She discusses getting electricity as well.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Tyberg, Effie, "Effie Tyberg Interview, ca. 1979" (1979). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 126.