Lillian Cook Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Lillian Cook Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Lillian Cook

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Lillian Cook

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Stevens County

Keywords

Threshing; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Housewives--Minnesota; Chores; Baking; Milking; Canning and preserving; Gardening

Description

Lillian Cook was 95 years old and lived in Alberta, Minnesota. Her parents homesteaded in Stevens County, where she was born. Her mother was Norwegian and her father was English.

In this interview, Lillian discusses her ethnic background, threshing experiences, prices, and her farm wife experiences including baking bread, milking, canning, and gardening.

Run Time

00:09:26

Language

English

Notes

The audio for this oral history has some white noise and is slightly difficult to hear.

This oral history does not have a transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSCook01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Lillian Cook Interview, ca. 1979

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