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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Anderson, Phil, 1902 - 1980 Oral History Interview, 1974

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Minnesota State University, Mankato,
Memorial Library, Southern Minnesota Historical Center
Anderson, Phil, 1902 - 1980. Oral History Interview, 1974.
MSU Archives Collection 208

Anderson, Phil, 1902 - 1980. Oral History Interview, 1974. SMHC Manuscript Collection 208. 1 folder, 1 audiocassette tape, and 1 CD duplicate of the audiocassette.


The Phil Anderson collection contains an audiocassette tape, a CD duplicate of the audiocassette, and transcript of an interview conducted with Anderson by Ruth Ann Engstrom in November 1974. In the interview, Anderson recalled his life as a farmer during the Great Depression and the government subsidies that were available for farmers. In addition, Anderson discussed the elections of 1974 and the history of his home.


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Collection Citation:

Anderson, Phil, 1902 - 1980. Oral History Interview, 1974. SMHC Manuscript Collection 208, Southern Minnesota Historical Center, Memorial Library, Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Processed By:

Jeff A. Jenson developed the finding aid in February 2002. Kieu Cao updated finding aid in January 2017.

Related Collections:

It has been determined that there are no similar manuscript collections about Phil Anderson available elsewhere.

LCSH Subject Headings:

Anderson, Phil, 1902 - 1980.
Oral History.
Agricultural subsidies--United States.
Agricultural subsidies--History.
Nineteen thirties.
Nineteen forties.
Agriculture--Minnesota--Blue Earth County.
Farmers--Minnesota--Blue Earth.

SMHC Manuscript Collection 208



Oral History Interview, Audio CD, 1974



Oral History Interview, Audiocassette, 1974



Oral History Interview, Transcript, 1974