Full Interviews: Becoming Minnesotan

Full Interviews of Immigrant Oral Histories

The Minnesota Historical Society has over 120 full immigrant oral history interviews, including transcripts and audio, that are available online for you to read or listen to.  These interviews were conducted with recent immigrants and refugees in Minnesota from the communities represented on this website.

You have only read short excerpts that were taken from hundreds of hours of interviews.  If you want to learn more about any of the people or stories that you heard on the Becoming Minnesota website, this is a great collection to explore!

Note: Most of the interviews are 1 1/2 to 2 hours long.

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