Iva Andres Interview, 1978
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Andres Residence, Montevideo, Minnesota
Rural schools--Minnesota, Teachers--Minnesota, Receptionists--Minnesota--Montevideo, Medical care--Minnesota--Chippewa County, Medical offices--Minnesota--Montevideo
Iva Andres was born December 8, 1890 in Chippewa County. She attended school in Duluth and worked as a librarian in Iowa. She was trained as a school teacher and taught for seven years in three country schools. Later, she worked as a receptionist for Dr. Smith of Montevideo for 15 years. She was married later and lived in Montevideo at the time of the interview.
In this interview, Iva Andres discusses life as a rural school teacher, some reminiscences, and her job working for Dr. Smith. She has insights on medical changes during the time she worked for Dr. Smith.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Andres, Iva, "Iva Andres Interview, 1978" (1978). Minnesota Oral Histories. 81.