Lillian Cook Interview, ca. 1979
Threshing; Farm life--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Housewives--Minnesota; Chores; Baking; Milking; Canning and preserving; Gardening
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Cook, Lillian, "Lillian Cook Interview, ca. 1979" (1979). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 141.