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Latah County Oral History Collection

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


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William BURKLAND(b. 1887)

Residence:Bear Creek, DearyOccupation(s): Farmer, logger
Family Origin:Parents were Swedish homesteaders (1888)


Interview #2, 3/19/1976

Topics:Neighboring supplanted by town life. Beginning of Deary. Homesteaders' struggle. Harvest work. Runaway teams. 3-19-76 2 hr 46p
Duration:2:04:24Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:African Americans blacksmiths businesses dances drinking farming festivals fires holidays homesteads horses logging neighbors rural communities sports threshing
Locations:Deary Bear Creek Genesee Troy Potlatch