Emma Brenvold Interview, 1972

Title

Emma Brenvold Interview, 1972

Authors

Emma Brenvold

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Interviewer

George Shervey and Alfred Schaeffer

Interviewee

Emma Brenvold

Date Recorded

6-26-1972

Date Digital

7-6-2020

Location Recorded

Grant County, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

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

Description

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.

Run Time

00:20:29

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCBrenvold01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

319

Emma Brenvold Interview, 1972

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