Charles Christianson Interview, 1973

Title

Charles Christianson Interview, 1973

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Interviewer

Marcia Olson

Interviewee

Charles Christianson

Date Recorded

8-2-1973

Date Digital

6-19-2020

Location Recorded

Grant County Historical Museum, Elbow Lake, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Norwegian Americans, Farmers--Minnesota--Grant County, Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County, Agriculture--Minnesota--Grant County, Cooperative societies--Minnesota--Grant County

Description

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.

Run Time

00:10:34

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCChristianson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

290

Charles Christianson Interview, 1973

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