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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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Emma Christenson SHIRROD(b. 1885)

Residence:Rimrock, GeneseeOccupation(s):
Family Origin:Parents were Norwegian homesteaders in the 1870's


Interview #1, 1/21/1975

Topics:Family pioneering and childhood experiences. Family illnesses and deaths. Early Genesee. Her courtship. 1-21-75 2 hr
Duration:2:00:10Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:Great Depression Native Americans Prohibition accidents automobiles childhood colleges and universities dating death families farming fires holidays homesteads illness politics stores winter women wool
Locations:Jansville Genesee Walla Walla Washington Lewiston