Agnes Cunningham Interview, 1973
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Cunningham Residence, Wheaton, Minnesota
Big Stone County and Traverse County
Blizzards--Minnesota--Big Stone County; Frontier and pioneer life--Minnesota--Big Stone County; Rural schools--Minnesota--Big Stone County; Teachers--Certification--Minnesota; Depressions--1929; Teaching--Minnesota; Teachers--Minnesota; Maudada (Minn.); Browns Valley (Minn.); World War, 1939-1945; Poliomyelitis
In this interview, Agnes Cunningham discusses her family and personal history, her family in the early days of Big Stone County, school in Big Stone County, the effects of the Depression on teaching, differences in teaching from 1935 to 1955, World War II, and diseases and health problems, including polio.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Cunningham, Agnes, "Agnes Cunningham Interview, 1973" (1973). Minnesota Oral Histories. 62.