Anna Rasmussen Interview, ca. 1977
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Denmark; Danish Americans; Schools--Denmark; Denmark--Emigration and immigration; United States--Emigration and immigration; Food--Denmark; Farm life; Waitresses; Roads--Minnesota; Grandview Apartments (Morris, Minn.)
Anna Rasmussen was 90 years old and lived in Morris. She was born in Denmark and came to the United States in 1922.
In this interview, Anna discusses life in Denmark and Danish foods. She worked on her farm and also held some restaurant jobs. Her husband was a road-builder, so she discusses the roads in Minnesota.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Rasmussen, Anna, "Anna Rasmussen Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 70.
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