Arnold Anderson Interview, 1978
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Anderson Funeral Home, Montevideo, Minnesota
Funeral homes--Minnesota--Montevideo, Funeral rites and ceremonies--Minnesota, Undertakers and undertaking--Minnesota--Montevideo, World War, 1939-1945, Montevideo (Minn.), Urban renewal--Minnesota--Montevideo, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities. Board of Regents, Minnesota State Colleges and Universities--Finance
Arnold Anderson was born in Montevideo where he has lived and worked all of his life (barring a few years in the service and a few years in Benson). He graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in mortuary science and took over the family funeral home which he still operated at the time of the interview. He also was the treasurer of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities (MNSCU) Board of Regents.
In this interview, Arnold Anderson discusses early funeral practices, his personal life and time in the service during World War II, the history and urban renewal of Montevideo, and the MNSCU system.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Anderson, Arnold, "Arnold Anderson Interview, 1978" (1978). Minnesota Oral Histories. 85.