Nels P. Hanson Interview, 1976

Title

Nels P. Hanson Interview, 1976

Authors

Nels P. Hanson

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Interviewer

Helen Steinfeldt

Interviewee

Nels P. Hanson

Date Recorded

4-20-1976

Date Digital

6-24-2020

Location Recorded

Hanson Residence, Glenwood, Minnesota

County

Pope County

Keywords

Minnesota Non-Partisan League, Depressions--1929, Minnesota--Politics and government--1858-1950, Farmers--Political activity--Minnesota, Minnesota Farm Holiday Association

Description

Nels P. Hanson was born in 1899 in Westbrook, Minnesota. He attended the School of Agriculture and the University of Minnesota College of Agriculture, graduating in 1933. He came to Pope County in May of 1934.

In this interview, Nels Hanson discusses the Non-Partisan League, the effects of the Great Depression on farmers in the Pope County area, and the politics of Pope County during the 1930s.

Run Time

00:25:05

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

PCHanson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1020

Nels P. Hanson Interview, 1976

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