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Minnesota State University, Mankato
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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Lindeland, Ben. Oral History Interview, 1973.
MSU Archives Collection 1203

Lindeland, Ben. Oral History Interview, 1973. SMHC Manuscript Collection 1203. Reel-to-Reel Recording and Transcript.


This collection consists of an oral history interview conducted with Mr. Ben Lindeland, of Pemberton, Minnesota. Lindeland was a life long farmer in the area, and in the interview, he reminisces about farming and farm life in Medo Township, from 1910 to 1950. He discusses the roads, crops, machinery, tilling, and the Great Depression of the 1930s.


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Collection Citation:

Lindeland, Ben. Oral History Interview, 1973. SMHC Manuscript Collection 174, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.


Peggy Larson donated this collection in February 1973.

Processed By:

This collection was processed in September 1973. Finding aid revised by Robert Russell October 2000. Jeff A. Jenson updated the finding aid in September 2002.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Ben Lindeland available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Lindeland, Ben
Pemberton (Minn.)--Rural conditions--Great Depression, 1929

SMHC Manuscript Collection 1203



Oral History Interview, Reel-to-Reel Tape, 1973



Transcript, 1973