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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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Edna Johnson BUTTERFIELD(b. 1890)

Residence:Woodfell, PrincetonOccupation(s): Farm wife
Family Origin:Family came from Michigan (1888)


Interview #1, 10/11/1973

Topics:Family halfway house at Woodfell. Subsistence living. Hoodoo miners and local economy. Early towns. 10-11-73 1 hr LS
Duration:1:53:17Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:Swedish Americans dances death education families farming food holidays illness immigrants literary medicine miners mines moving saloons schools wool
Locations:Palouse Princeton Harvard Woodfell

Interview #2, 10/19/1976

Topics:Courtship. Mother's schedule. Dresses. Coming of industry. 10-19-73 1 hr LS
Duration:1:02:01Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:Great Depression children clothing dances families horses logging midwives railroads threshing
Locations:Palouse Woodfell