Elisabeth Strandness Interview, 1975
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Strandness Residence, Starbuck, Minnesota
Prairies--Minnesota--Pope County; Nature Conservancy of Minnesota; Farm life--Minnesota--Pope County; Prairie plants--Minnesota--Pope County; Prairie animals--Minnesota--Pope County
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.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Strandness, Elisabeth, "Elisabeth Strandness Interview, 1975" (1975). All Minnesota Oral Histories. 50.