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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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Walter BENSCOTER(b. 1898)

Residence:American Ridge, KendrickOccupation(s): Farmer
Family Origin:Parents were homesteaders from Michigan (1885)


Interview #1, 7/23/1973

Topics:Farming: routines, threshing, economy, changes. Neighborliness 7-23-73 1 hr RM
Duration:1:02:40Interviewer:Rob Moore
Keywords:winter livestock farming farmers wheat food orchards sports schools parties literary cards threshing homesteads world wars working conditions unions wagons horses automobiles
Locations:Kendrick American Ridge