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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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Nellie Tomer HANDLIN(b. 1897)

Residence:MoscowOccupation(s): Homemaker, cashier
Family Origin:Father's parents were among the county's first settlers, coming from California in 1871; mother was from Indiana


Interview #1, 12/17/1973

Topics:Tomers' pioneering. Relations with Nez Perces. Selection of Moscow Cemetery site. School and reading as a girl. 12-17-73 1 hr LS
Duration:0:57:46Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:Chinese Americans Native Americans cemeteries death education families farmers farming gambling homesteads horses newspapers railroads schools stores water winter women world wars