Charles Christianson Interview, 1973
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Grant County Historical Museum, Elbow Lake, Minnesota
Norwegian Americans, Farmers--Minnesota--Grant County, Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County, Agriculture--Minnesota--Grant County, Cooperative societies--Minnesota--Grant County
Charles Christianson was born in Roseville Township on December 19, 1893. His father was a Norwegian immigrant. Charles Christianson was a farmer in Grant County.
In this interview, Charles Christianson discusses farm mortgages, steam engines and threshing, Bill Moses' farm, the Farmer's Union in Elbow Lake, and a cooperative health insurance group he helped organize.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Christianson, Charles, "Charles Christianson Interview, 1973" (1973). Minnesota Oral Histories. 2.