Ole Barsness Interview, ca. 1975

Title

Ole Barsness Interview, ca. 1975

Authors

Ole Barsness

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Ole Barsness

Date Recorded

1975

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

Norwegian Americans--Minnesota--Pope County, United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1866, Horses, Agriculture--Minnesota--Pope County, Automobiles--Minnesota--Pope County, Roads--Minnesota--Pope County

Description

Ole Barsness was 92 years old. His father and brothers came from Norway to homestead in Barsness Township, Pope County. His father fought in the Civil War, and was the first to introduce horses into West-Central Minnesota farming. Ole farmed in Pope County. He talked of early automobiles, road conditions, and why he never married.

Run Time

00:06:04

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSBarsness01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Ole Barsness Interview, ca. 1975

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