Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Bergit Anderson
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Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Bergit Anderson was born in Oklee, Minnesota, 1898. Bergit was a teacher and also the author of "The Last Frontier", copyright 1941. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early pioneer days in Bigfork; her mother dying and father remarrying; building houses; church services and traveling preachers; going to lumber camps as a young girl; social events with the lumberjacks; spring drives; summers on the farm; blueberries; Busti Coggin; mosquitoes and mosquito repellants; boarding school in Grand Rapids; going into town; comparing Craig to Bigfork; Lutheran Brotherhood; writing "The Last Frontier"; teaching; conservation; morals and morality; homesteading. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Bergit Anderson also part of an interview with Alice Olson by John Esse as part of the same Forest History project.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
17 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 01:22:12 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Anderson, Bergit
Made in Bigfork, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in Bigfork, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 06/25/1975
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142
Accession Number AV2012.1.1
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'

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