Elsie Mohr Interview, ca. 1976
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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
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Mohr, Elsie, "Elsie Mohr Interview, ca. 1976" (1976). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 17.