Myrtle Irene Allen Johnson discusses her life.
Myrtle Irene Allen Johnson was born in 1911 in Sabin, Minnesota, and grew up on a farm near town. She graduated from Moorhead High School in 1925 and then attended North Dakota State University.
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Mabel Lamb, Allen Johnson, Woodrow Wilson, Gene Autry, Roy Rogers, Dale Evans Rogers, Mae West, Betty Grable, Rudolph Valentino, Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, Oliver Hardy, Groucho Marx, John Philip Sousa, Lawrence Welk, Liberace, Walter Cronkite, Orson Welles
Hospitals—Employees, Cooks, Public service employment, Farmers, Grocery trade—Employees
Pleasant Ridge Elementary School, Moorhead High School (Moorhead, Minn.), North Dakota State University, Clearview School, Christian Science Church (Moorhead, Minn.), Moorhead State Teachers College, North Dakota Agricultural College, Orpheum Theater (Fargo, N.D.), State Theater (Fargo, N.D.), Fargo Theatre Co. (Fargo, N.D.), Princess Theater (Fargo, N.D.), United States. Works Progress Administration, Vic’s Market, Northern States Power Company (Minnesota)
North America—Red River Valley (Minnesota and North Dakota and Manitoba), Minnesota—Sabin, Minnesota—Barnesville, Minnesota—Little Falls, Minnesota—Moorhead, Minnesota—Glyndon, Minnesota—Dilworth, Germany, Vietnam, North Dakota, North Dakota—Valley City, Minnesota—Averill, Minnesota—Warren, Canada, Minnesota—Crookston, Minnesota—Belle Prairie, North Dakota—Fargo, North Dakota—Grand Forks
Education, World War (1914-1918), Motion pictures, Great Depression
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Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce these oral interviews must be obtained in writing from Minnesota State University Moorhead Archives.
Johnson, Myrtle Allen, "Oral Interview of Myrtle Irene Allen Johnson" (1973). Oral Interviews. 52.