Arnold Anderson Interview, 1978

Title

Arnold Anderson Interview, 1978

Authors

Arnold Anderson

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Interviewer

Jay Fier

Interviewee

Arnold Anderson

Date Recorded

7-27-1978

Date Digital

7-2-2020

Location Recorded

Anderson Funeral Home, Montevideo, Minnesota

County

Chippewa County

Keywords

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

Description

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.

Run Time

01:01:52

Language

English

Notes

The transcript for this oral history is a rough draft.

Original Format

Cassette

Digital Identifier

CCAnderson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

1125

Arnold Anderson Interview, 1978

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