Kathryn Kohn Interview, 1975
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Carol Swenson and Denise Benson
Kohn Residence, Barrett, Minnesota
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; German Americans; United States--Emigration and immigration; Germany--Emigration and immigration; Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County
Kathryn Kohn was born in Kiel, Germany on September 21, 1899. She immigrated to the United States with her family in 1907. Moving first to Luverne, she eventually settled in the Barrett area.
In this interview, Kathryn talks of her early memories of Grant County, drawing some comparisons with life in Germany. The interview opens with her description of Theodore Roosevelt's speech in Luverne in 1912(?).
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Kohn, Kathryn, "Kathryn Kohn Interview, 1975" (1975). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 27.