Edelweiss Peterson Huntly Interview, ca. 1977
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Edelweiss Peterson Huntly
Teachers--Training of--Minnesota; Teachers--Minnesota; Teaching--Minnesota; Telephone; Telephone lines; Telephone operators; Blind--Books and reading
Edelweiss Peterson Huntly was 81 years old and was born in Hancock. She lived in Cyrus for a lot of her life. She taught school and her husband was manager of the telephone cooperative in Cyrus.
In this interview, Edelweiss discusses her education. She talks about the changes in teaching and her work with reading for the blind. She mentions working as an operator in the telephone cooperative in Cyrus, and discusses the phone system and problems with party lines.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Huntly, Edelweiss Peterson, "Edelweiss Peterson Huntly Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 91.
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