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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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Frances Vaughan FRY(b. 1893)

Residence:Cedar Creek, KendrickOccupation(s): Farm wife, cook for woods crews, doctor's assistant, store clerk
Family Origin:Family came from Kansas (1895)


Interview #1, 8/3/1976

Topics:Canning and baking; feeding family and guests. Neighborhood sharing and visiting. A lazy family. Local religious life. Mother's farm work, and her own. 8-3-76 2 hr 52p
Duration:2:03:52Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:Christians butchering canning and preserving childbirth churches cooking dances death families farming fires food holidays horses illness movies neighbors pack trains parties religion women
Locations:Kendrick Cedar Creek Park

Interview #2, 2/18/1977

Topics:Her work to make ends meet. Raising children. Neighborhood life, Severe winters. 2-18-77 2 hr 55p
Duration:1:59:40Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:Great Depression Native Americans childbirth childhood children chores concentration camps cooking families farming fires food games homemakers horses livestock logging camps moving neighbors newspapers parties winter women working conditions world wars
Locations:Kendrick Cedar Creek