Martin Anderson Interview, ca. 1977
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.)
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).
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Anderson, Martin, "Martin Anderson Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 66.