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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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Nellie Edwin SWEENEY(b. 1883)

Residence:MoscowOccupation(s): Teacher, pea processor, homemaker
Family Origin:Grandfather, Peter Carlson, was the first Swedish Lutheran minister in the area (1870's)


Interview #1, 7/3/1974

Topics:Grandfather's works and closeness to God. Stories about swearing and religion. Teaching experiences. 7-3-74 1 hr 10p LS
Duration:1:02:23Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:Psychiana Swedish Americans children churches death families homesteads illness immigrants languages lore music normal schools religion schools teachers teaching women
Locations:Lewiston Moscow Driscoll Ridge