Sophie Melchert Interview, ca. 1976

Title

Sophie Melchert Interview, ca. 1976

Authors

Sophie Melchert

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Sophie Melchert

Date Recorded

1976

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

Farm life--Minnesota, Morris (Minn.), Wild animals--Minnesota, Coyote--Minnesota, Roads--Minnesota, Blizzards--Minnesota, Snow--Minnesota, Dairy farming--Minnesota

Description

Sophie Melchert was 86 years old. She moved to Stevens County as a young girl.

In this interview, Sophie Melchert discusses what Morris was like when she moved here as a child in the early 1900s. She talks about how the winters were and what they did when the snow got to be as tall as the house. She discusses life on the farm, including wild animals, the roads, transportation, and the various chores.

Run Time

00:09:37

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSMelchert01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Sophie Melchert Interview, ca. 1976

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