Roy and Frieda Simpson Interview, ca. 1977

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Roy and Frieda Simpson Interview, ca. 1977

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Roy Simpson and Frieda Simpson

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

County

Traverse County

Keywords

Farm life; Agriculture; Agricultural implements; Housewives; Canning and preserving; Laundry; Washing machines; White Rock (S.D.); Droughts--Minnesota

Description

Roy and Frieda Simpson were both born in Janesville, Iowa and met in school. Roy was 97 and Frieda was 95. They had been married for 77 years.

In this interview, they talk about farm life, canning and washing clothes, early town life, and the "dirty thirties" (aka the drought back in the 1930s).

Run Time

00:09:09

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSSimpson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Roy and Frieda Simpson Interview, ca. 1977

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