Marie Krogen Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Marie Krogen Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Marie Krogen

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Marie Krogen

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Stevens County

Keywords

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

Description

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.

Run Time

00:09:34

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSKrogen01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Marie Krogen Interview, ca. 1977

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