• Bessie K. Monroe Interview, circa 1978

    Monroe, Bessie K

    Bessie K. Monroe recalls the origins of the Darby School in the Bitterroot Valley in 1888, which was originally housed in a homesteader’s cabin. She talks about the first teachers at the school as wel…

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  • Byron Thrailkill and Mabel White Thrailkill Interview, circa 1978

    Thrailkill, Byron, Thrailkill, Mabel

    Byron Thrailkill and Mabel Thrailkill discuss their experiences attending one-room schools in the early 1900s in Montana’s Bitterroot Valley. Byron Thrailkill speaks about the Fairview School and reme…

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