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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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Madeleine Groh GORMAN(b. 1913)

Family Origin:Parents emigrated from Alsace, France and operated Bovill's mercantile store


Interview #1, 8/21/1974

Topics:Father's friendship with Nez Perces.Return to France as a child; mother's adjustment to America. Fires in Bovill and Kendrick. Tent meetings. Home remedies. First World War. Town characters. 8-21-74 2 hr 46p LS
Duration:2:03:32Interviewer:Laura Schrager
Keywords:Chautauqua Chinese Americans Japanese Americans Native Americans armed forces arson banks businesses children cooking dances families fires hotels illness immigrants knitting languages logging camps lore mines pack trains religion saloons sewing stores women
Locations:Kendrick Bovill