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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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Clarice Moody SAMPSON(b. 1894)

Residence:MoscowOccupation(s): Homemaker, teacher, clerk at David's Store
Family Origin:Parents came from Utah (1892)


Interview #1, 11/13/1974

Topics:Parties, circuses, sleighrides. Consumerism in Moscow. Women's volunteer work in World War I. Father's monument business. Prohibition sentiment. Town visiting. 11-13-74 2 hr 43p LS
Duration:2:05:50Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:families moving businesses University of Idaho monuments fires colleges and universities illness medicine stores churches saloons women WCTU drinking confectionaries children sports winter parties schools holidays clubs parties circuses Chautauqua revivals death world wars books dentists gardens dating

Interview #2, 1/25/1975

Topics:Schooling in Moscow. Interests as a girl. Limitation of career opportunities. Mother's poor health. 1-25-75 1.5 hr 31p LS
Duration:1:30:24Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:automobiles brothels childhood death families home economics illness libraries lore movies murders poor reading schools sports stores telephones weddings winter

Interview #4, 11/16/1976

Topics:Friendship formation in Moscow. Young people's socializing. Relations within family. Courtship and marriage. Work experiences. Church activity. Social luncheons. 11-16-76 2.8 hr 73p
Duration:2:54:41Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:African Americans Great Depression University of Idaho banks businesses childhood children churches clothing clubs colleges and universities cooking dances dating dormitories education families friendship games holidays home economics housekeeping literary music normal schools parties religion schools sororities stores teaching women world wars