Mabel Koch Interview, 1979
300 E. 6th St., Morris, MN
Norwegian Americans--Minnesota--Pope County; Lutheran Church--Minnesota--Pope County; Nora Lutheran Church (Kensington, Minn.); Norwegian language--Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota--Pope County; Housekeepers--Minnesota
Mabel Koch discusses church activities and family life while growing up on a farm north of Cyrus, Minnesota in Pope County. She also discusses her Norwegian ethnicity, the use of Norwegian in the church she attended, Nora Lutheran Church, and that church's switch from using Norwegian in the services to using English. She also discusses the jobs she held in West Central Minnesota as a housekeeper for several families.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Koch, Mabel, "Mabel Koch Interview, 1979" (1979). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 108.