Marie Larson Interview, 1974

Title

Marie Larson Interview, 1974

Authors

Marie Larson

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Interviewer

Ann Rathke and Beth Warfield

Interviewee

Marie Larson

Date Recorded

3-1-1974

Date Digital

6-18-2020

Location Recorded

Larson Residence, Cyrus, Minnesota

Keywords

Frontier and pioneer life--Minnesota, Traditional medicine, Norwegian Americans--Minnesota, Stevens County (Minn.)--Social life and customs, Depressions--1929, Farm life--Minnesota--Stevens County

Description

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.

Run Time

00:44:58

Language

English

Original Format

Reel-to-Reel

Digital Identifier

SCLarson01

Repository

West Central Minnesota Historical Research Center (WCMHRC)

Local Identifier

318

Marie Larson Interview, 1974

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