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Nansen Agricultural Historic District Oral History Project: Interview with Janise Dalbatton Timbeross
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Janise Timbeross grew up in the Sogn/Nansen Valley. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Timbeross provided information about the history of families in the Sogn/Nansen Valley, including regional (Norwegian) dialects spoken and area church affiliations based on these traditional ethnic distinctions. She also talked about early life in the valley, some farming practices, social gatherings, the use of woodlots and springs, foods - including her father's ordering Lake Superior fish - the cheese factory and her family history. She provided extensive information about the interrelationships of the valley families and gave information about the social interconnectedness of the families during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
2 hours sound cassette
29 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:49:48 running time
Interviewee: Timbeross, Janise Dalbatton
Interviewer: Sommer, Barbara W.
Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Digitized with support from an anonymous fund for Norwegian American History.
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 55 (Library Call Number)
AV1999.107.2 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Nansen Agricultural Historic District Oral History Project'