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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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Edward HALSETH(b. 1894)

Residence:Big Bear Ridge, JansvilleOccupation(s): Farmer
Family Origin:Parents were Norwegian homesteaders (1890's)


Interview #1, 12/20/1974

Topics:Homesteading and local happenings. Frontier hardships in Montana. 12-20-74 1 hr
Duration:1:01:07Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:IWW accidents bears brothels churches death drinking farming farms fights food holidays homesteads illness immigrants lore miners mines mining murders saloons sawmills schools stores voting winter women
Locations:Jansville Big Bear Ridge Anderson Hog Meadows Genesee Montana