Ernie Hansen Interview, 1978
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Hansen Residence, Ashby, Minnesota
Ashby (Minn.); Denmark--Emigration and immigration; United States--Emigration and immigration; Danish Americans; Blacksmiths--Minnesota--Ashby; Letter carriers--Minnesota--Ashby; Postal service--Minnesota--Ashby; Depressions--1929; Minnesota Nonpartisan League
Ernie Hansen was born in Ashby in the house in which he resided during the interview.
In this interview, Ernie Hansen talks about the immigration of his parents from Denmark and his father's blacksmith occupation. His own occupation as a rural mail carrier for 46 years, the Depression in the Ashby area, and the Non-Partisan League are also briefly discussed.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Hansen, Ernie, "Ernie Hansen Interview, 1978" (1978). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 29.