Kathryn Kohn Interview, 1975

Title

Kathryn Kohn Interview, 1975

Authors

Kathryn Kohn

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Interviewer

Carol Swenson and Denise Benson

Interviewee

Kathryn Kohn

Date Recorded

8-21-1975

Date Digital

7-6-2020

Location Recorded

Kohn Residence, Barrett, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919, German Americans, United States--Emigration and immigration, Germany--Emigration and immigration, Farm life--Minnesota--Grant County

Description

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(?).

Run Time

00:23:06

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCKohn01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1012

Kathryn Kohn Interview, 1975

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