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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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Philip ASPLUND(b. 1894)

Residence:Dry Ridge, TroyOccupation(s): Logging teamster
Family Origin:Parents were from Sweden and Norway (1886)


Interview #1, 2/13/1975

Topics:Working in the woods: pay reduction, blowing-in, World War I, Big Anderson. Youth on family farm. Troy as logging and trading center. 2-13-75 1.7 hr 47p
Duration:1:48:08Interviewer:Sam Schrager
Keywords:African Americans IWW children death drinking families farming food gyppos homesteads illness languages logging logging camps lore lumberjacks roads sawmills schools shivarees strikes water winter world wars
Locations:Dry Ridge Troy Nora Creek