Zola Stohldorf Interview, ca. 1977
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Farm life--Kansas; Wagon trains; Frontier and pioneer life; Farm life--Minnesota; Hailstorms--Minnesota; Blizzards--Minnesota; Radio; Morris (Minn.)
Zola Stohldorf was born in Haddam, Kansas in 1893.She moved to Minnesota in March 1914 when she became engaged.
In this interview, Zola discusses farm life in Kansas. She discusses travelling by covered wagon as a child to Nebraska. She talks about farming in Minnesota as a newly-married couple. She discusses a bad hailstorm that destroyed their crop and the blizzards in the area. She mentions the first radio their family had and all the moving around that her family did. She talks about Morris when she first moved to the area.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Stohldorf, Zola, "Zola Stohldorf Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 87.