Abalona “Lona” Peterson describes emigrating from Denmark to Havre, Montana, in 1890. She talks about adjusting to life in a new country. Peterson discusses her work experiences in various towns in Montana, particularly Havre, Fort Harrison, and Helena.
Women immigrants, Montana; Havre, Montana; Danish immigrants; Fort Harrison, Montana; Women in the workforce; Helena, Montana
Montana Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers, and Farmers Oral History Collection Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)
Peterson, Abalona, "Abalona "Lona" Peterson Interview, November 11, 1979" (1979). Montana Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers and Farmers Oral History Collection. 3.