Marie Larson Interview, 1974
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Ann Rathke and Beth Warfield
Larson Residence, Cyrus, Minnesota
Frontier and pioneer life--Minnesota; Traditional medicine; Norwegian Americans--Minnesota; Stevens County (Minn.)--Social life and customs; Depressions--1929; Farm life--Minnesota--Stevens County
Mrs. Larson was born in 1888 and is the last surviving daughter of one of the first families to settle in Stevens County in 1866. She was a farmer's wife.
In this interview, Mrs. Larson gives a short family history. She talks about the life of an early settler on the prairie and home remedies. She goes into social activities and education in Stevens County and childhood memories. She discusses the Great Depression and talks about family life.
West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)
Larson, Marie, "Marie Larson Interview, 1974" (1974). Stevens County Oral Histories. 9.