Thomas Pederson reminiscences,

A typed copy of an account of pioneer life among Norwegians in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, in the 1860s; of Pederson's experiences as a lumberjack in northern Wisconsin and as a farmer near Grand Forks, North Dakota; of life at Hendrum (Norman County), Minnesota, where Pederson worked in a sto...

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Main Author: Pederson, Thomas.
Language: English
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Format: Collection Mixed Material
Summary: A typed copy of an account of pioneer life among Norwegians in La Crosse County, Wisconsin, in the 1860s; of Pederson's experiences as a lumberjack in northern Wisconsin and as a farmer near Grand Forks, North Dakota; of life at Hendrum (Norman County), Minnesota, where Pederson worked in a store, and at Randall (Morrison County), where he observed a forest fire (1894), secured options on mineral land, and witnessed tests for iron ore (1906). There is also reference to a fraud investigation of the Cass County (Minn.) board of commissioners. Also mentioned are Congressman Charles A. Lindbergh as a political influence, and descriptions of snowstorms in Minnesota and North Dakota.
Physical Description: 146 pages