Oscar Aanerud Interview, ca. 1975
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Farmers--Minnesota; Agriculture--Minnesota; Medical care--Minnesota; Depressions--1929; Electricity--Minnesota; Grain--Prices
Oscar Aanerud was 76 years old. His grandfather homesteaded in 1877. Oscar's son farmed the same land at the time of the interview. Oscar reflects upon growing up on the farm and the introduction of electricity, tractors, etc. to the area. He mentions fluctuating grain prices and the drought years of 1933-1934. He is a fiddler.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Aanerud, Oscar, "Oscar Aanerud Interview, ca. 1975" (1975). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 9.