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Nansen Agricultural Historic District Oral History Project: Interview with Pearl Lee Underdahl
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Pearl Underdahl grew up in the Sogn/Nansen Valley. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The interview was recorded in two sessions. Underdahl told of her family history in Norway and the United States and of growing up in the Sogn/Nansen Valley. She described the history of the name, Nansen, talked about the social connectedness of people in the valley, of going to school in the District 54 school house, neighborhood socials, cheese factory history, and the history of the general store and post office at the cheese factory site, and gave information on various houses in the valley and musical activities in the valley. Underdahl put a little bit of her "Sognchatting" - a humorous presentation she does about a Sognefjord wife - on the tape and sang a Norwegian Christmas song from her childhood years.
2 hours sound cassette
37 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
02:04:01 running time
Interviewee: Underdahl, Pearl Lee
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)
AV1999.107.3 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Nansen Agricultural Historic District Oral History Project'