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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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Lena (Molly) Erickson JUSTICE(b. 1901)

Residence:Hog Meadows, BovillOccupation(s): Logging camp flunkey, homemaker
Family Origin:Parents came from Minnesota (1892). Albert Justice's wife


Interview #1, 8/20/1974

Topics:Work of flunkeys. Attitudes towards women in the camps; good and bad horses. Family homesteading struggle. 8-20-74 .8 hr LS
Duration:0:35:04Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:cooking flunkeying food gardens logging camps lumberjacks mess halls railroads schools winter women workers world wars
Locations:Bovill Deary Kendrick

Interview #2, 8/23/1974

Topics:With May LeMarr (sister) Flunkeying and logging camp practices. Isolation and home life. Selling huckleberries. 8-23-74 1 hr LS
Duration:1:03:27Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:Native Americans cooking flunkeying food languages logging camps mess halls newspapers religion schools world wars
Locations:Bovill Deary