Nels P. Hanson Interview, 1976
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Nels P. Hanson
Hanson Residence, Glenwood, Minnesota
Minnesota Non-Partisan League, Depressions--1929, Minnesota--Politics and government--1858-1950, Farmers--Political activity--Minnesota, Minnesota Farm Holiday Association
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Hanson, Nels P., "Nels P. Hanson Interview, 1976" (1976). Minnesota Oral Histories. 36.