Henry Swanson Interview, 1973
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Swanson Residence, Wheaton, Minnesota
Munson Township (Minn.); Lake Traverse Indian Reservation (N.D. and S.D.); White Rock (S.D.); Agriculture--Minnesota--Stearns County; Depressions--1929; Storms--Minnesota--Stearns County; Diseases; Medicine; Hutterian Brethren--Minnesota; Farmers--Political activity
Henry Swanson was born in 1892 and was Swedish. He farmed in the White Rock, South Dakota and Munson Township area.
In this interview, Henry Swanson gives a brief history of Munson Township, the opening of South Dakota's Sisseton Indian Reservation, and White Rock, South Dakota. He discusses farming, the Great Depression, storms, diseases and medicine, the Hutterite Colony, and farm and labor movements.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Swanson, Henry, "Henry Swanson Interview, 1973" (2020). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 100.