Agnes Cunningham Interview, 1973

Title

Agnes Cunningham Interview, 1973

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Interviewer

Joni Kennedy

Interviewee

Agnes Cunningham

Date Recorded

8-21-1973

Date Digital

6-26-2020

Location Recorded

Cunningham Residence, Wheaton, Minnesota

County

Big Stone County and Traverse County

Keywords

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

Description

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.

Run Time

00:51:02

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

BSCCunningham01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

296

Agnes Cunningham Interview, 1973

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