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

County

Stearns County

Keywords

Rural schools--Minnesota; Schools--Minnesota; Teachers--Minnesota; Kongsvinger Lutheran Church (Donnelly, 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 digitization and transcription of this oral history was made possible in part by the people of Minnesota through a grant funded by an appropriation to the Minnesota Historical Society from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Any views, findings, opinions, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of the State of Minnesota, the Minnesota Historical Society, or the Minnesota Historic Resources Advisory Committee.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSJergenson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Primo Type

Audio

Mrs. George Jergenson Interview, ca. 1976

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