L.O. Strand Interview, ca. 1979

Title

L.O. Strand Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

L. O. Strand

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

L.O. Strand

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Rural schools--Minnesota--Stevens County; Farm life--Minnesota--Stevens County; Agriculture--Minnesota--Stevens County; Willmar Seminary; Tornadoes--Minnesota--Stevens County; Roads--Design and construction; Stevens County (Minn.)--Officials and employees; Kongsvinger Lutheran Church (Donnelly, Minn.); Kongsvinger Lutheran Cemetery (Donnelly, Minn.); Cemeteries--Minnesota--Donnelly; Cemeteries--Recording; Norway--Description and travel; Norwegian Americans

Description

L.O. Strand was 87 years old and was born in Terrace, Minnesota. His parents were from Norway. He lived in Donnelly, Minnesota for most of his life.

In this interview, L.O. discusses his schooling, farming, the cyclone of 1916, road construction, and some of the positions he held including county commissioner, member of the PCA board and member of the creamery board. He talks about the Kongsvinger Cemetery in Donnelly and his record keeping of the graves in the cemetery. Finally, he discusses his recent trip to Norway.

Run Time

00:12:54

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSStrand01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

L.O. Strand Interview, ca. 1979

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