Oral history interview with Emil Mattson
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Emil Mattson was born on his parents' farm near Kensington, Minnesota, in November of 1897 and worked the farm himself as an adult. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Mattson comments on how he, his father, and Olof Ohman, on whose farm the Kensington rune stone was found, chiseled holes in rocks on Oman's property in their work removing rocks from fields and gathering rocks for use in the foundations of buildings. Mattson also discusses other aspects of farm life.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Measurements 01:01:50 running time
Creation Interviewee: Mattson, Emil A.
Interviewer: Trow, Tom
Interviewer: Radzak, Lee S.
Made in Kensington, Douglas County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Kensington, Douglas County, Minnesota, United States
Kensington Runestone
Dates Creation: 08/26/1981
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 65
Accession Number AV1998.185
More Info MHS Library Catalog

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