Harold Eastlund Interview, 1978

Title

Harold Eastlund Interview, 1978

Authors

Harold Eastlund

Files

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Interviewer

Jay Fier

Interviewee

Harold Eastlund

Date Recorded

7-6-1978

Date Digital

6-24-2020

Location Recorded

Eastlund Residence, Glenwood, Minnesota

County

Pope County

Keywords

Public schools--Minnesota--Pope County, Rural schools--Minnesota--Pope County, Consolidation and merger of schools, School superintendents--Minnesota--Pope County

Description

Harold Eastlund was born in Moorhead in November, 1901. After his two year Moorhead teaching degree was completed, he came to teach in the Pope County area in 1923 and became County Superintendent in 1926. He served in this capacity until 1936 when he was not re-elected and worked until his retirement as a school textbook distributor.

In this interview, Harold Eastlund discusses the role and function of county superintendents, early rural schools, school consolidation, and other related materials.

Run Time

01:01:47

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

PCEastlund01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1120

Harold Eastlund Interview, 1978

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