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Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Minnesota Native American Interviews: Interview with Rachel Barrett
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Rachel Barrett was born in 1922 in Red Lake, Minnesota. She attended government school, Flandreau High School, and Red Lake High School. After high school she worked in a fishery, eventually being selected to teach homemaking, gardening, and canning through the University of Minnesota. She was married after high school and raised a family. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Being raised by her grandmother; canning, hunting, and gardening as a child; finishing high school in Red Lake after attending government school and Flandreau; entertainment: marbles, games, powwows, tribal competitions; being exposed to the Civilian Conservation Corps and Works Progress Administration; working at a fishery: filleting, smoking, selling; working for the University of Minnesota; teaching homemaking, gardening, and canning; getting married and raising her children.
3 hours sound cassettes
44 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Interviewee: Barrett, Rachel
Interviewer: White, Karissa
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 118 (Library Call Number)
AV2008.31.2 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota's Greatest Generation Oral History Project: Minnesota Native American Interviews'