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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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Amanda Asplund PHELAN(b. 1887)

Residence:Dry Ridge, TroyOccupation(s): Farm wife, housekeeper
Family Origin:Philip Asplund's sister


Interview #1, 1/3/1976

Topics:With Addie Swanson (daughter) Childbirths. Childhood experiences and fears. Farm food and visiting Mother's work. Town trips. Housekeeping in Spokane. 1-3-76 1 hr KP
Duration:1:04:45Interviewer:Karen Purtee
Keywords:childbirth childhood clothing dances death families fishing food illness languages marriage medicine midwives neighbors orchards parties railroads roads schools sewing women
Locations:Troy Spokane Bear Creek Dry Creek