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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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Ada Oylear SCHOEFFLER(b. 1901)

Residence:Potlatch Ridge, CameronOccupation(s): Farm wife, harvest cook, housekeeper
Family Origin:Families came from Missouri and Iowa (1880's)


Interview #1, 2/7/1976

Topics:Hard work on farm and in harvest. Childbirth. Parents. German ways. Caring for children. Housekeeping. 2-7-76 1.3 hr KP
Duration:1:17:31Interviewer:Karen Purtee
Keywords:accidents childbirth children chores cooking dating death dentists education families holidays homesteads housekeeping illness languages mess halls midwives post offices pregnancy roads schools telephones threshing tractors world wars
Locations:Moscow Potlatch Ridge Juliaetta