Frank Anderson Interview, ca. 1975
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Christmas; Swedish Americans--Manners and customs; White Rock (Minn.); Business enterprises--Minnesota--White Rock; Teachers--Minnesota; Automobiles--Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota; Farmers--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota
Frank Anderson was 86 years old and was born in Traverse County where his parents emigrated from Sweden to homestead.
In this interview, Frank Anderson discusses Swedish Christmas customs. He remembers the town of White Rock, Minnesota when it was a trading center. He is a former teacher, farmer, and painter. He reflects on early automobiles and farming practices.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Anderson, Frank, "Frank Anderson Interview, ca. 1975" (1975). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 22.
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