Edward Nordgaard Interview, 1978

Title

Edward Nordgaard Interview, 1978

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Interviewer

Jay Fier

Interviewee

Edward Nordgaard

Date Recorded

Summer 1978

Date Digital

6-24-2020

Location Recorded

Nordgaard Residence, Glenwood, Minnesota

County

Pope County

Keywords

Public schools--Minnesota--Glenwood, Consolidation and merger of schools, Glenwood Community School District (Minn.), School superintendents--Minnesota--Glenwood, Minnesota State High School League

Description

Edward Nordgaard was born in Indianapolis, Indiana in 1900. He graduated from Luther College, Decorah, Iowa and began a 44-year teaching and administrative career in the Glenwood area. More than 30 years was spent as Glenwood Superintendent.

In this interview, Ed Nordgaard discusses his family history, rural schools, city schools, the Minnesota High School League, school consolidation, teacher-administrator-community relations and related material.

Run Time

2:05:55

Language

English

Notes

This interview was done on two separate days: June 12, 1978 and July 6, 1978. They have been combined into one audio file.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

PCNordgaard0102

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1120

Edward Nordgaard Interview, 1978

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