Ann Swanke Interview, 1973

Title

Ann Swanke Interview, 1973

Authors

Ann Swanke

Files

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Interviewer

Joni Kennedy

Interviewee

Ann Swanke

Date Recorded

8-17-1973

Date Digital

7-2-2020

Location Recorded

Swanke Residence, Browns Valley, Minnesota

County

Traverse County

Keywords

German Americans--Minnesota, Schools--Minnesota--East Grand Forks, Bakeries--Minnesota--East Grand Forks, Rural schools, Teachers--North Dakota, Medical care--Minnesota, East Grand Forks (Minn.), World War, 1914-1918, Minot State University, Christianity--Minnesota, Theological seminaries, Teaching--Minnesota, School principals--Minnesota--Browns Valley

Description

Ann Swanke was a teacher in Browns Valley for many years. Her husband moved to Browns Valley in 1886 at the age of six months.

In this interview, Ann Swanke discusses her early family history, her education, her early teaching experiences, World War I, her home and social life as a child, her family's bakery, her church, going to college, the methods she used in her teaching, and her writings.

Run Time

01:30:37

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

TCSwanke01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

295

Ann Swanke Interview, 1973

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