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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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Date: November 30, 1973 Interviewer: Rob Moore

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0:00 - Introduction

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Segment Synopsis: Introduction.

1:00 - Father pre-emption; huckleberries; wild animals

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Segment Synopsis: Father pre-emption. Dressing in men's clothes to go huckleberry picking and selling. Coyotes, cougars, and bears.

7:00 - Courtship with husband

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Segment Synopsis: Courtship. Making an agreement with her husband not to lose their tempers.

12:00 - Avon School; discipline

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Segment Synopsis: Avon school. Enforcing discipline. Her mother boarded out when she was a teacher.

17:00 - Living with grandparents; chores; timber selling

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Segment Synopsis: Living with her grandparents. Chores. Selling timber off homestead to PFI.

22:00 - Beans, courtship, and marriage

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Segment Synopsis: Beans, courtship, and marriage. Supporting yourself off of 80 acres. Shivaree, tricks and noise. Kitchen sweats and literary.

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