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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 PIERCE(b. 1889)

Residence:Deary, Texas RidgeOccupation(s): Operated Deary store and farmed
Family Origin:Moved from Minnesota with family (1904)


Interview #1, 8/22/1974

Topics:Deary townsite and fire. Problems of a general store. Old homesteaders Two murders. Family moves. Potlatch manipulations. 8-22-74 1.6 hr
Duration:1:33:07Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:African Americans Native Americans blacksmiths businesses children death families farmers farms fires holidays homesteads horses literary logging mills neighbors railroads saloons stores timber world wars
Locations:Deary Texas Ridge Kendrick