Nansen Agricultural Historic District Oral History Project: Interview with Janise Dalbatton Timbeross
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Description 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.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
29 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:49:48 running time
Creation Interviewee: Timbeross, Janise Dalbatton
Interviewer: Sommer, Barbara W.
Subjects Goodhue County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 05/26/1999
Credit Line Digitized with support from an anonymous fund for Norwegian American History.
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 55
Accession Number AV1999.107.2
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Nansen Agricultural Historic District Oral History Project'

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