Harold Eastlund Interview, 1978
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Eastlund Residence, Glenwood, Minnesota
Public schools--Minnesota--Pope County; Rural schools--Minnesota--Pope County; Schools--Centralization; School superintendents--Minnesota--Pope County
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Eastlund, Harold, "Harold Eastlund Interview, 1978" (1978). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 48.