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Remembering Latah County and Idaho Life at the turn of the 20th century


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Michael BUBULY(b. 1896)

Residence:BovillOccupation(s): Lumberjack
Family Origin:Emigrated from Yugoslavia in 1913


Interview #1, 8/14/1974

Topics:Protecting a killer at Elk River. 1914 Bovill fires. Bad logging accidents. Bootleg whiskey and Pat Malone. Discrimination against East Europeans. Father's return to Bosnia. 8-14-74 2 hr 44p
Duration:2:02:37Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:Great Depression IWW accidents banks bootlegging churches discrimination drinking families forest fires immigrants logging lumberjacks moonshine thievery world wars
Locations:Bovill Elk River