Remembering Latah County and Idaho Life at the turn of the 20th century
Topics:Working and living for Greeks in Potlatch; their social separation from
Americans. Railroad labor in eastern Washington: boxcar living. Growing up in Dedemah.
Departure of Greeks from Potlatch during depression. 8-7-75 2.5 hr 37p
Keywords: Great Depression Greek Americans Italian-Americans businesses churches death drinking families foremen friendship games immigrants languages logging camps railroads religion sawmills stores strikes workers world wars
Locations:Potlatch Walla Walla Oregon
Topics:Laboring in the Northwest: language barrier, foreman-crew relations. Sending
father back to Greece. Ten hour day at Potlatch. IWW radicalism. Getting ahead in
America. 9-12-75 2 hr 33p
Keywords:Greek Americans IWW bootlegging families foremen gambling languages prostitutes railroads strikes unions winter workers world wars
Locations:Potlatch Oregon Washington
Topics:Work as trimmer in mill: disagreements, foremen, sign language, accidents.
Greek living arrangements and lack of security. Company profits. Prostitution. 10-24-75
2.5 hr 47p
Keywords:Greek Americans Japanese Americans accidents automobiles foremen illness immigrants languages marriage mills prostitutes railroads sawmills unskilled workers women world wars
Locations:Potlatch Pullman Washington
Topics:Brother's paranoia. Surviving the depression. Slow advancement in sawmill.
Greek bachelors. Visiting Greece after retirement. 9-24-76 1.4 hr 26p
Keywords:Great Depression Greek Americans families foremen illness sawmills unions
Locations:Potlatch Lewiston Spokane