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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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Kate Price GRANNIS(b. 1886)

Residence:AvonOccupation(s): Homemaker, mica cutter, cook
Family Origin:Parents homesteaded (c.1885), coming from California and Kansas via Cheney, Washington


Interview #1, 2/24/1976

Topics:Homebound life of rural women. Neighboring. Homestead poverty. Work at mica mine. Wells family. An Avon murder. 2-24-76 2.3 hr 45p
Duration:1:58:50Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:African Americans IWW butchering cards cemeteries childbirth churches clothing cooking dating death education food funerals gyppos holidays homemakers homesteads illness immigrants log cabins mail carriers midwives mines murders neighbors pioneers post offices railroads roads rural schools schools sewing shivarees threshing winter women
Locations:Avon Deary Spokane