The interview was conducted with Clara Magnussen on September 23, 1981 in Tacoma, Washington. It contains information about family background, emigration, work, marriage and family, community involvement, and Norwegian heritage. The interview also contains: 'The Life of Klara Sylthe Magnussen' by Clara, a family history written by Iver Sivertsen Sylthe, 'My School Days' by Clara, 'When I Was Fifteen' by Clara, an article on Servin Olsen Vaksvik and Anna Pedersdatter's diamond wedding anniversary, an article on the 'All My Somedays' living history project that Clara participated in (1981), and re-creations of Clara's ticket for the White Star Line, baptism certificate, cowpox inoculation certificate, baklandets (backcountry) church book, and her husband Mike's moving out certificate. In addition, several photographs are available, including one of Clara and her family in Norway, one of Clara and a friend in Tacoma, WA (1913), one of Clara and her husband, and two of Clara at the time of the interview. The interview was conducted in English.