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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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Jennie Halverson DRISCOLL(b. 1888)

Residence:Genesee, Lenville, Driscoll RidgeOccupation(s): Farm wife
Family Origin:Parents homesteaded after emigrating from Norway via Astoria (early 1880's)

Interviews

Interview #1, 2/17/1976

Topics:Parents' struggle to build farm. Mother's death; caring for family as a girl. Enjoyments and neighboring. Genesee. Why parents left Astoria. The thirties. Pioneering of Driscoll Ridge. 2-17-76 1.5 hr 26p
Duration:1:09:36Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:African-Americans Great Depression Norwegian-American banks churches dances dances death families farming homemakers homesteads immigrants lumber miscarriage nursing parties politics sewing women
Locations:Genesee Lenville Driscoll Ridge