Mrs. George Jergenson Interview, ca. 1976

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Mrs. George Jergenson Interview, ca. 1976

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Mrs. George Jergenson

Date Recorded

1976

Date Digital

6-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

Rural schools--Minnesota, Schools--Minnesota, Teachers--Minnesota, Kongsvinger Lutheran Church (Oslo Minn.), Mothers--Minnesota, Farm life--Minnesota, Norwegian Americans--Minnesota, Presidents--United States

Description

Mrs. George Jergenson was 93 years old and was born in Stearns County outside Donnelly. Her parents emigrated from Norway and were charter members of the Kongsvinger Lutheran Church.

In this interview, Mrs. Jergenson talks about attending and teaching in a rural school, and the tasks involved in being a farm wife. She also reflects on her favorite presidents.

Run Time

00:06:29

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSJergenson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Mrs. George Jergenson Interview, ca. 1976

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