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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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William KAUDER(b. 1868)

Residence:Cedar Creek, SouthwickOccupation(s): Farmer
Family Origin:Homesteaded alongside parents, after moving from Illinois (1889)


Interview #1, 2/13/1974

Topics:1893 depression. Getting settled; help from neighbors. Political views of 1890's. Entertainment. Land clearing. Kendrick. 2-13-74 1 hr 16p RM
Duration:0:56:46Interviewer:Rob Moore
Keywords:Native Americans bears churches dances farming fires food holidays homesteads hotels literary moving parties politics presidents wagons winter
Locations:Southwick Kendrick Gold Hill

Interview #2, 5/3/1974

Topics:Developing the homestead. Pioneering ways. Available work. 5-3-74 1 hr 14p RM
Duration:0:53:30Interviewer:Rob Moore
Keywords:assassinations churches death families farming harvesting homesteads immigrants murders music presidents railroads sawmills timber trials
Locations:Southwick Cedar Creek Kendrick

Interview #3, 6/1/1974

Topics:Struggles of homesteading. Opening reservation to homesteading. Coming west. 6-74 .7 hr p RM
Duration:0:41:17Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:Native Americans families farming games gardens homesteads log cabins parties railroads schools threshing winter
Locations:Cedar Ridge Lewiston Southwick