Martin Anderson Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Martin Anderson Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Martin Anderson

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Martin Anderson

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Norway--Emigration and immigration; United States--Emigration and immigration; Norwegian Americans; Threshing--South Dakota; Agriculture--South Dakota; Farmers--South Dakota; Droughts--South Dakota; Depressions--1929; Retired Senior Volunteer Program (U.S.)

Description

Martin Anderson was 94 years old and was born in Norway to a family of farmers. He immigrated to the United States when he was 18 years old. He married in 1913 and had 9 children. He was a resident of Cyrus at the time of the interview.

In this interview, he discusses his immigration to the United States. He talks about farm work and threshing in South Dakota. He talks about the droughts and living through the Great Depression. He describes his activity in the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

Run Time

00:09:26

Language

English

Notes

This oral history does not have a transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSAnderson04

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Martin Anderson Interview, ca. 1977

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