Drucella Hodgson Nelson Interview, 1972

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Drucella Hodgson Nelson Interview, 1972

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Interviewer

George Shervey and Muriel Nelson

Interviewee

Drucella Hodgson Nelson

Date Recorded

10-11-1972

Date Digital

6-22-2020

Location Recorded

Nelson Residence, Delaware Township, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County, Bill Moses, Thomas C. Hodgson, Christianity--Minnesota--Grant County, Schools--Minnesota--Grant County

Description

Drucella Hodgson Nelson was born in 1886 in Delaware Township. Her parents were Thomas C. Hodgson and Eliza Clegg Hodgson, who were both born on the Isle of Mann in the Irish Sea.

In this interview, Drucella Hodgson Nelson talks about Bill Moses and his farm and how he started the county fair. She discusses the Moses "Big Farm" and its running water. She talks about General Barrett and how he discussed politics with her father. She discusses her father, Thomas C. Hodgson, and his university education at Hamline University and how he fought in the Civil War in the New Ulm raid. She also discusses her education, going to Elbow Lake High School and going to the University of Minnesota.

Run Time

00:29:22

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCNelson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

319

Drucella Hodgson Nelson Interview, 1972

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