Carl M. Iverson Interview, 1973

Title

Carl M. Iverson Interview, 1973

Authors

Carl M. Iverson

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Interviewer

Marcia Olson

Interviewee

Carl M. Iverson

Date Recorded

8-16-1973

Date Digital

6-24-2020

Location Recorded

Farmer's Equity, Ashby, Minnesota

County

Grant County

Keywords

Farm life--Minnesota, Pomme de Terre (Minn.), Norwegian Americans, Schools--Minnesota--Grant County, Minnesota Nonpartisan League, Cooperative societies, Minnesota. Legislature, Legislators--Minnesota, Politicians--Minnesota, Depressions--1929, University of Minnesota Morris, Minnesota--Politics and government--20th century

Description

Carl Iverson was born in 1894 in Ashby, Minnesota. He was a long-serving representative in the Minnesota Legislature (1919-1966). He served in the House (1919-30 and from 1939-1966) and the Senate (1931-1934). He was first elected as part of the Minnesota Nonpartisan League.

In this interview, Carl Iverson discusses farming operations in 1868, the Pomme de Terre fort and station schooling, the Non-Partisan League, the organization of the Cooperative, the Farmer-Labor Party, the Depression, farm mortgages, dust storms, the State Legislature, state income tax, the University of Minnesota Morris, Medicare, no-fault insurance, probate court, the planned experimental city near Ashby, and farmer's holiday.

Run Time

01:16:18

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

GCIverson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

292

Carl M. Iverson Interview, 1973

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