Mrs. John Jackson Interview, ca. 1979
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Mrs. John Jackson
Moving, Household; Farm life--Minnesota; Chores; Mustard; Milking; Frogs; Cooking (Frogs); World War, 1939-1945; Morris (Minn.); Morris Indian School; Cooks; Pastry
Mrs. John Jackson was 83 years old and was born in Iowa. Her family moved to Minnesota when she was 7 years old because of the cheaper land prices.
In this interview, Mrs. John Jackson describes how they moved by train. She also discusses growing up on the farm, chores, picking mustard, catching and selling frogs, collecting metal during World War II, and changes in Morris over the years. She also talks about the Indian School and working as a pastry cook.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Jackson, Mrs. John, "Mrs. John Jackson Interview, ca. 1979" (1979). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 148.