Anna Halvorson Interview, ca. 1977
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Farm life--Minnesota--Elbow Lake; Rural schools--Minnesota--Grant County; Homemakers--Minnesota--Elbow Lake; Laundry; Teachers--Minnesota--Grant County; Elbow Lake (Minn.); 4-H clubs--Minnesota--Elbow Lake; Gift shops--Minnesota--Elbow Lake; Sewing; Draperies; Quilts; Quilting
Anna Halvorson was 83 years old and spent all her life in Elbow Lake.
In this interview, Anna discusses growing up on a farm, country school, early homemaking techniques, and her experiences as a teacher. She talks about her work with 4-H, a gift shop she owned, and quilt and drape making.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Halvorson, Anna, "Anna Halvorson Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 71.
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