Florence Olson Interview, 1975

Title

Florence Olson Interview, 1975

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Interviewer

Carol Swenson

Interviewee

Florence Olson

Date Recorded

6-3-1975

Date Digital

7-2-2020

Location Recorded

Olson Residence, Granite Falls, Minnesota

County

Chippewa County

Keywords

Swensson Family, Chippewa County (Minn.)--Social life and customs

Description

Florence Olson was born August 28, 1913 on a farm in Chippewa County. She attended school through the eighth grade and did house and farm work until she married in 1935. She worked as a nurse's aide for 19 years in and around Granite Falls and was retired at the time of the interview. Her father and Olof Swensson were related, making her a cousin to the Swensson children. She spent many summers with the family on their farm.

In this interview, Florence Olson reminisces about her family, talking about the members and their activities.

Run Time

00:28:09

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

CCOlson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

349

Florence Olson Interview, 1975

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