Mrs. John Jackson Interview, ca. 1979

Title

Mrs. John Jackson Interview, ca. 1979

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Mrs. John Jackson

Date Recorded

1979

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Stevens County

Keywords

Moving, Household; Farm life--Minnesota; Chores; Mustard; Milking; Frogs; Cooking (Frogs); World War, 1939-1945; Morris (Minn.); Morris Indian School; Cooks; Pastry

Description

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.

Run Time

00:11:30

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSJackson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Mrs. John Jackson Interview, ca. 1979

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