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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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Verna Palmer HARDT(b. 1905)

Residence:ViolaOccupation(s): Homemaker
Family Origin:Grandfather first came to the region with Captain Mullan's Army outfit (c. 1858); parents' families both moved from Oregon (1876 and 1880)


Interview #1, 6/19/1975

Topics:Family adventures, migration and settling. Viola events. Cattle herding experiences. Indians. Chinese miners. (Tape recorded by Mrs Hardt for her brother, Glen Palmer, who was the donor.) no date 2 hr 49p
Duration:2:00:47Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:CCC accidents armed forces bears businesses clothing death families fires fishing food holidays homesteads horses livestock lore mining music post offices reading sawmills schools telephones wagons winter women
Locations:Hatter Creek Elk River California Colfax Oregon Washington Canada