Maude Boettger discusses the effects of the Great Depression on farming communities and her own life, and contrasts the Depression years to modern times
Maude Irwin Boettger married John Boettger and began farming in 1930.
Date of Interview
John Boettger, Henry M. Waldren, Robert Irwin Boettger, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
United States. Rural Electrification Administration, United States. Works Progress Administration, Moorhead State College
Illinois, North Dakota—Drayton, North Dakota—Pembina County, Minnesota—Minneapolis, Ontario—Toronto, North Dakota—Walhalla, Delaware, North Dakota—Fargo
Agriculture, Great Depression, Livestock, Grasshoppers
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Agriculture | Oral History | United States History
Boettger, Maude Irwin, "Oral Interview of Maude Irwin Boettger" (1974). Oral Interviews. 45.