Elsie Mohr Interview, ca. 1976

Title

Elsie Mohr Interview, ca. 1976

Authors

Elsie Mohr

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Elsie Mohr

Date Recorded

1976

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

German Americans--Minnesota, English language, Schools--Minnesota, German Americans--Food, Food--Minnesota, German Americans--Social life and customs, Influenza--Minnesota, Epidemics--Minnesota, Depressions--1929, Shopping, Automobiles--Minnesota

Description

Elsie Mohr was 85 years old and was born in Nebraska. She moved to Horton Township in 1902.

In this interview, Elsie Mohr reflects on her life in the German community outside Hancock. She discusses using the German language and learning English, as well as German food. She discusses schools, churches, food, entertainment, shopping, and their first family car. She also discusses the Spanish Flu Epidemic and the Depression.

Run Time

00:08:07

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSMohr01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Elsie Mohr Interview, ca. 1976

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