Edna Varnum Interview, 1979
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Varnum Residence, Morris, Minnesota
Businesspeople--Minnesota--Morris; Business enterprises--Minnesota--Morris; Hardware stores--Minnesota--Morris; Family-owned business enterprises
In this interview, Edna Varnum discusses how she and her husband started their Main Street business that eventually became Varnum's Hardware. She discusses here role in buying and determining new product lines, the difficulties and changes World War II brought to the hardware business, and the reasons for the sale of their family-operated business.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Varnum, Edna, "Edna Varnum Interview, 1979" (1979). Stevens County Oral Histories. 36.