Mamie Norsen Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Mamie Norsen Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Mamie Norsen

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Mamie Norsen

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Swedish Americans--Minnesota, Farm life--Minnesota, Blizzards--Minnesota, Telephone companies--Minnesota, Wheaton (Minn.)

Description

Mamie Norsen was 90 years old. Her parents came from Sweden and came to Lake Park, Minnesota, then the Wheaton area. Her father built their house and picked out the land there because he felt more at home there. She has lived in the house ever since 2 1/2 years ago in which she spent time with her aunt in Duluth.

In this interview, Mamie discusses her father, blizzards in Minnesota, farm life, and her father starting a rural telephone company.

Run Time

00:10:56

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSNorsen01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Mamie Norsen Interview, ca. 1977

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