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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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Elvon HAMPTON(b. 1911)

Residence:Grey Eagle District, GeneseeOccupation(s): Farmer
Family Origin:Parents came from North Carolina in the late 1880's


Interview #1, 5/3/1976

Topics:Father's management of Genesee's largest farm operation. Rotation of crops and livestock. Hired hands. Rural isolation; chatauquas. Choice of farming career. 5-3-76 1.8 hr p
Duration:1:02:46Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:IWW University of Idaho butchering childhood crops dances farmers farming horses livestock mules music rodeos schools sheep stores threshing women
Locations:Genesee Moscow Grey Eagle District