The interview was conducted with Hans Fredrickson on September 30, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. This interview contains information on personal background, emigration, settling in, work, family, Swedish heritage, church and community life, and trips back to Sweden. Also available are photographs of Hans at the time of the interview, Hans and his family at his childhood home in Småland, Sweden, Hans and other young men immigrating to America (February 22, 1928), Hans as a concrete worker in Villa Park, Illinois (May 23, 1929), Hans working on threshing crew in the Midwest (July 3, 1929), and harvest work in Småland, Sweden (July 31, 1936). The interview was conducted in English.
Also see Sven Fredrickson.
Box 4, File 12 Personal and Family History
Tape Archive Sheet, Family Background, and Tape Index
Box 4, File 12A Correspondence and Forms
Letters from Janet Rasmussen regarding Mr. Fredrickson’s participation.
Handwritten Tape Archive Sheet and Family Background
Box 4, File 12B Photographs