Francis Erwin Interview, ca. 1977
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Farm life--Minnesota; Corn--Harvesting; Agriculture--Minnesota; Milking; Fishing; Gardening; Gardens--Minnesota; Agricultural exhibitions--Minnesota; Horticultural exhibitions--Minnesota; Pianists; Dance parties
Francis Erwin was born in 1893 in Illinois and presently lived in Morris.
In this interview, she discusses farm chores, picking corn by hand, and milking cows. She did a lot of fishing and had her own boat and motor. She talks about gardening and exhibiting at the fair. She played the piano in bands until she was 80 years old.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Erwin, Francis, "Francis Erwin Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 83.