Eda Beck Interview, ca. 1979
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Teachers--Minnesota; Teaching--Minnesota; Public schools--Minnesota; Rural schools--Minnesota; Norcross (Minn.); Clubs--Minnesota--Norcross; Fishing; Crocheting
Eda Beck grew up on a farm near Herman and was 88 years old. Her father farmed and her family moved many times until they settled in Barrett, Minnesota. Eda was a teacher and taught in both country and town schools. She spent most of her adult life living in Norcross, Minnesota. She helped to organize the Norcross Study Club.
In this interview, she discusses her experiences as a teacher. She talks about the Norcross Study Club and her hobbies: fishing and crocheting.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Beck, Eda, "Eda Beck Interview, ca. 1979" (1979). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 167.
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