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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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Theodore SHERMAN(b. 1901)

Residence:MoscowOccupation(s): English professor at University of Idaho (1931-66)
Family Origin:Came to Moscow to attend college; father was mayor of Boise


Interview #1, 3/24/1976

Topics:University of Idaho in 1920: domination of fraternities; events, traditions and characters. Youth in Boise. 3-24-76 2 hr P
Duration:2:01:58Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:Chinese Americans University of Idaho colleges and universities dances discrimination families fraternities gardens isolation legislators lore movies newspapers plays politics railroads sports students swimming
Locations:Boise Moscow

Interview #2, 6/17/1976

Topics:George Morey Miller, English professor. Light of the Mountains, Idaho history pageant. English department. Original musicals. 6-17-76 1 hr
Duration:0:59:07Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:University of Idaho pageants plays politics professors students world wars