Lily Brendon Interview, ca. 1977

Title

Lily Brendon Interview, ca. 1977

Authors

Lily Brendon

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Interviewer

Lee Tempte

Interviewee

Lily Brendon

Date Recorded

1977

Date Digital

7-29-2020

Keywords

Railroad travel; Transportation; Public schools--Minnesota--Alberta; Farm life--Minnesota--Alberta; Milking; Automobiles; Bus drivers; Horse-drawn omnibuses; School buses; Villa of St. Francis (Morris, Minn.); Project Head Start (U.S.)

Description

Lily Brendon was 82 years old and born in Illinois. Her family moved to the Alberta area when she was 8 years old because of the cheaper land prices.

In this interview, Lily describes the process of moving by train and traveling in the area. She also discusses the Alberta School, milking cows, their first car, experiences as a bus driver driving the horse-drawn school bus, her job at the Villa of St. Francis, and her current job with Head Start.

Run Time

00:11:27

Language

English

Notes

This oral history has no transcript.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

KMRSBrendon01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1019

Lily Brendon Interview, ca. 1977

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