Mrs. Frank Jost Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Mrs. Frank Jost Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Mrs. Frank Jost

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Mrs. Frank Jost

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Agricultural exhibitions--Iowa; Hot air balloons; Airplanes; Breakfast cereals; Drinking water; Candy; Food processing plants; Dating (Social customs); Farm life--Minnesota--Ortonville

Description

Mrs. Frank Jost was 83 years old and was born in Clinton, Iowa. She was a city girl growing up.

In this interview, she talks about seeing the Wright Brothers first flight and the first hot air balloons. She discusses the county fairs, breakfast cereal, getting drinking water in the city, and her work in a candy factory. She discusses dating during that time. When she was married, she and her husband moved to a farm in Ortonville and she recollects some of the bad times getting used to being a new country girl. They then moved to a farm in Stevens County and then to the city.

Run Time

00:11:34

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft and appears to be missing many pages of the second half of the interview.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSJost01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Mrs. Frank Jost Interview, ca. 1977

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