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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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Bess Beardsley WHITMAN(b. 1891)

Residence:MoscowOccupation(s): Homemaker, store clerk
Family Origin:Delia Johnson's sister


Interview #1, 3/1/1974

Topics:Mother's skill and determination. Family's horse drive from California; loss of horses. Development of Penney's Store chain. 3-74 .5 hr RM
Duration:0:29:52Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:University of Idaho colleges and universities families horses rattlesnakes stores