Ida Hagen Interview, ca. 1978
Indigenous peoples--Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota; Agricultural pests--Minnesota; Cooking; Food--Preservation; Agriculture--Minnesota; Baking; McKinley, William, 1843-1901--Assassination
Ida Hagen was born in 1886 and lived in Starbuck. She was 92 years old. She was originally from the Waseca area.
In this interview, she discusses Native American/white relations in Minnesota when her mother was growing up. She talks about farm life growing up and the pests on the crops they had to deal with. She discusses food preparation and preservation and the changes she had seen over the years. She also recalls when President McKinley was assassinated.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Hagen, Ida, "Ida Hagen Interview, ca. 1978" (1978). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 128.