Helen Hanson Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Helen Hanson Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Helen Hanson

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Helen Hanson

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Rural schools--Minnesota--Stevens County; Farm life--Minnesota--Stevens County; Baking; Laundry; Housewives--Minnesota; Turkeys; Kongsvinger Lutheran Church (Donnelly, Minn.)

Description

Helen Hanson was born in 1900 in Grant County and was 79 years old. Her family moved to Stevens County when she was young. She lived in Donnelly at the time of the interview.

In this interview, Helen recalls education in a country school in District 33, Rendsville Township in Stevens County. She also recalls farm chores and the difficulties of farm homemaking before electricity. She talks about various chores and aspects of the farm, including baking, laundry, and farming turkeys. She also discusses her church: the Kongsvinger Church in Donnelly, Minnesota.

Run Time

00:10:14

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSHanson02

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Helen Hanson Interview, ca. 1979

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