Lily Brendon Interview, ca. 1977
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.)
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Brendon, Lily, "Lily Brendon Interview, ca. 1977" (1977). Reminiscing in West Central Minnesota (KMRS Feature). 93.