Oscar Aanerud Interview, ca. 1975

Title

Oscar Aanerud Interview, ca. 1975

Authors

Oscar Aanerud

Files

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Oscar Aanerud

Date Recorded

1975

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Location Recorded

KMRS Studio

Keywords

Farmers--Minnesota, Agriculture--Minnesota, Medical care--Minnesota, Depressions--1929, Electricity--Minnesota, Grain--Prices

Description

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.

Run Time

00:06:17

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSAanerud01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Oscar Aanerud Interview, ca. 1975

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