Katie Hilde discusses her family’s immigration to the United States, her childhood, and marriage. She also talks about healthcare and home remedies; her school days, when students were punished for speaking Norwegian and German in school; and spinning and spinning wheels.
Katie Hilde grew up on a farm and lived in Ulen all her life.
Date of Interview
Jacob W. Meighen, Earling A Bothne, Silas Hilde, Orpha Hendrickson, Delores Hilde Johnson, Darlene Hilde Rolle, Walterine Hilde Crosby, Jack Sands, Laverne Maxwell, Ronald W. Hitterdal
Faith Mill, Pioneer Coffee Company, Ulen High School, Ada Historical Society, Bonanzaville U.S.A.
Minnesota—Ulen, Minnesota—Moorhead, Nebraska—Henderson, South Dakota—Marion, South Dakota—Freeman, Russia, Netherlands, Minnesota—Rollag, Norway, Minnesota—Detroit Lakes
Great Depression, Agriculture, Traditional medicine, Childbirth, Education, Spinning
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Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts | Oral History
Hilde, Katie, "Oral Interview of Katie Hilde" (1974). Oral Interviews. 53.