Carlson, Carolyn

​Carolyn (Cari) Carlson shares stories from her childhood in the Chicago area, many of them based on her parents’ Swedish customs. After her marriage to Clayton Carlson in 1947, they moved to Rochester, Illinois. Ninety-one at the time of this interview, Cari also shares many memories of Rochester. She has been in several groups over the years that celebrate the community’s history.

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