Emma Brenvold Interview, 1972
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George Shervey and Alfred Schaeffer
Grant County, Minnesota
Pomme de Terre (Minn.), Schools--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Business enterprises--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Businesspeople--Minnesota--Pomme de Terre, Frontier and pioneer life--Minnesota
Emma Brenvold was born in 1883 near Pomme de Terre. Her parents came to Grant County in 1880.
In this interview, she talks about her neighbors in Pomme de Terre, camping wagons on the Abercrombie Trail, her first teachers, Pomme de Terre businesses and businessesmen, and an interaction with Native Americans during her childhood.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Brenvold, Emma, "Emma Brenvold Interview, 1972" (1972). Minnesota Oral Histories. 14.