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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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Gus GAMBLE(b. 1890)

Residence:Genesee, Paradise RidgeOccupation(s): Farmer
Family Origin:Daniel Gamble's brother


Interview #1, 11/25/1974

Topics:With Lola Clyde (sister) and Bob Clyde (nephew) Stories of Shorty Hill: his brother's lynching; murder on the Twenty-One Ranch. Wild Davey. Homesteading near Elk River (1912) 11-25-74 1.4 hr
Duration:1:22:10Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:African Americans death forest fires homesteads livestock lore lynching murders police officers railroads women
Locations:Elk River

Interview #2, 12/18/1974

Topics:More about Shorty Hill. Harvest work as a boy. 12-18-74 1.1 hr
Duration:1:05:16Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:lore police officers lynching moonshine farming logging railroads logging camps immigrants drinking accidents death
Locations:Colfax Elk River