Elisabeth Strandness Interview, 1975

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Elisabeth Strandness Interview, 1975

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Interviewer

Robert Leaverton

Interviewee

Elisabeth Strandness

Date Recorded

5-25-1975

Date Digital

6-24-2020

Location Recorded

Strandness Residence, Starbuck, Minnesota

County

Pope County

Keywords

Prairies--Minnesota--Pope County, Nature Conservancy of Minnesota, Farm life--Minnesota--Pope County, Prairie plants--Minnesota--Pope County, Prairie animals--Minnesota--Pope County

Description

Elisabeth Strandness was born on April 5, 1896 on the farm on which she was residing at the time of the interview. After working for the U.S. Forest Service for 30 years, she retired to the farm. She was the former owner of the Strandness Prairie tract recently acquired by the Nature Conservancy.

In this interview, Elisabeth Strandness discusses the history of the management of the land, the flora and fauna, activities concerning the prairie since the Nature Conservancy acquired it and her attitudes towards the land.

Run Time

00:42:37

Language

English

Notes

This interview is for historical use only--no business or commercial concerns may use information from this interview unless they have written permission from the University of Minnesota Morris Archives and a member of the Strandness family.

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

PCStrandness01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

337

Elisabeth Strandness Interview, 1975

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