Rose Taffe Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Rose Taffe Interview, ca. 1979

Authors

Rose Taffe

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Rose Taffe

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Big Stone County

Keywords

Banks and banking--Minnesota--Barry; Barry (Minn.); Business enterprises--Minnesota--Barry; Housewives; Chores; Electricity; Laundry; Pressing of garments; Slaughtering and slaughter-houses; Gardening; Schools--Minnesota--Barry; Radio

Description

Rose Taffe was 80 years old and was born in Nebraska. Her family moved to Minnesota to get away from the drought. She lived in Barry at the time of the interview. She worked in a bank for three years.

In this interview, she talks about working in the bank in Barry and describes what main street used to be like in Barry. She talks about what housekeeping was like before electricity, especially concerning washing clothes, ironing, butchering, and gardening. She discusses the school her children went to and her introduction to radios.

Run Time

00:11:02

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSTaffe01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Rose Taffe Interview, ca. 1979

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