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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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Albert JUSTICE(b. 1898)

Residence:Bovill areaOccupation(s): Head cook in lumbercamps between the two world wars
Family Origin:Family moved to Spokane from North Dakota (1905)


Interview #1, 8/23/1976

Topics:Running logging camp kitchens. Quality of food; art of camp cooking. Problems with cleanliness and help. IWW winning of decent conditions. Gyppo cooking and conflict with union. Bovill restaurant in wartime. 8-23-74 3 hr 73p
Duration:3:05:30Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:IWW bears childhood cooking drinking families food gyppos holidays logging camps lumberjacks restaurants strikes unions women working conditions world wars