Mrs. George Jergenson Interview, ca. 1976
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Mrs. George Jergenson
Rural schools--Minnesota; Schools--Minnesota; Teachers--Minnesota; Kongsvinger Lutheran Church (Donnelly, Minn.); Mothers--Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota; Norwegian Americans--Minnesota; Presidents--United States
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Jergenson, Mrs. George, "Mrs. George Jergenson Interview, ca. 1976" (1976). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 18.
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