Marie Krogen Interview, ca. 1977
Rural schools--Minnesota--Stevens County; Blizzards--Minnesota--Stevens County; Farm life--Minnesota--Stevens County; Games; Morris (Minn.); Circus; Bands (Music)--Minnesota--Morris; Basements--Design and construction; Food prices
Marie Krogen was 83 years old and was born on a farm near Donnelly. After she married, she moved to Morris.
In this interview, Marie Krogen discusses attending rural school and how they determined if the weather was safe enough to walk to school. She talks about living and working on a farm. She talks about the games and sports they played as children. She discusses the town of Morris and the development of the east side of town. She mentions a time when the circus came to town and the band that played in East Side Park. Marie's husband worked in construction, and she discusses how they used to dig and pour concrete basements. She also talks about food prices and the number of bars in Morris.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Krogen, Marie, "Marie Krogen Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 65.