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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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Willis ESTES(b. 1893)

Residence:ViolaOccupation(s): Mail carrier; president of Idaho chapter of Rural Letter Carriers Association
Family Origin:Parents came from Iowa before he was born


Interview #1, 7/9/1974

Topics:Delivering mail in rough conditions. Shoeing and working with horses. Responsibility of the mails. 7-9-74 1.5 hr 32p LS
Duration:1:34:17Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:automobiles blacksmith butchering childhood holidays horses mail carriers medicine newspapers post offices reading stores wagons winter
Locations:Viola Genesee