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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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Ida Swanberg ASPLUND(b. 1889)

Residence:Nora, TroyOccupation(s): Homemaker, housekeeper, harvest cook
Family Origin:Parents came from Sweden (1888)


Interview #1 (w/ Theodore Sundell, a friend of Ida's), 3/3/1974

Topics:With Ida Asplund (friend) A mean marshal1 and a mean teacher. July Fourth and other community pleasures. Harvest work. Desire to come to America. Clearing land. Drinking in prohibition. 3-3-74 1.5 hr p RM
Duration:1:40:44Interviewer:Rob Moore
Keywords:families immigrants homesteads farming logging threshing saloons murders holidays churches picnics games shivarees dances schools cooking working conditions sewing food railroads children teachers Prohibition moonshine bootlegging parties dating
Locations:Troy Burnt Ridge