Oral History Interview with Emil Mattson
DATE: August 26, 1981
INTERVIEWERS: Tom Trow and Lee Radzak
Emil Mattson was born on his parents' farm near Kensington, Minnesota, in November of 1897 and worked the farm himself as an adult. In the interview Mattson comments on how he, his father, and Olof Ohman, on whose farm the Kensington runestone was found, chiseled holes in rocks on Oman's property in their work removing rocks from fields and gathering rocks for use in the foundations of buildings. Mattson also discusses other aspects of farm life.
LENGTH OF INTERVIEW: 1 hour 2 minutes