• Edna Johnson Thomas Interview, circa 1978

    Thomas, Edna

    Edna Johnson Thomas recounts her career as a school teacher in the Bitterroot Valley for 42 years during the early to mid-20th century. She describes the difficulties of being a 19-year-old woman teac…

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  • Donna Metcalf Interview, November 12, 1993

    Metcalf, Donna

    Donna Metcalf details the life of her late husband, former U.S. Senator Lee Metcalf, in this interview, beginning with his childhood in Corvallis, Montana, and a brief family history. Metcalf talks ab…

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  • Kathryn Holloron Gibbons and Maxine Holloron Interview, February 17, 1978

    Gibbons, Kathryn, Holloron, Maxine

    Kathryn Gibbons and Maxine Holloron recall their childhood days in the early 1900s in the Corvallis area. They speak about their neighbors and classmates, recounting arguments they would get into with…

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  • Jeannette Summers Johnson Interview, circa 1978

    Johnson, Jeannette

    Jeannette Summers Johnson discusses her experiences as a schoolgirl in the late 1800s in the Bitterroot Valley as well as her family’s history. She recalls attending the one-room Skalkaho School and r…

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  • George Vogt Interview, September 1984

    Vogt, George

    George Vogt tells how his grandfather emigrated from Bavaria, Germany, to the United States in 1852, spending time in New York City and Michigan, before settling in Sula, Montana. He mentions his gran…

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  • Edna Johnson Thomas Interview, circa 1978

    Thomas, Edna

    Edna Johnson Thomas recalls her career as a school teacher in the Bitterroot Valley, teaching at Hamilton Heights, Etna School, and Corvallis in the early to mid-20th century. She describes the diffic…

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  • Edna Brooks Giesy Interview, February 17, 1978

    Giesy, Edna

    Edna Giesy discusses how her family settled in Montana in the late 1800s and started ranching. She tells stories about about her uncles, aunts, and mother growing up and getting married. Giesy speaks…

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  • Homer Bailey and Betty Bailey Interview, October 1984

    Bailey, Homer, Bailey, Betty

    Homer Bailey reminisces about his parents’ arrival in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, in 1912 during the Bitterroot Valley apple boom and their eventual move to Corvallis to raise sheep until 1920 whe…

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  • Lawrence Applebury Interview, circa 1978

    Applebury, Lawrence

    Lawrence Applebury discusses growing up during the early 1900s and attending the Willow Creek School in the Bitterroot Valley. He describes his teachers and the pranks his fellow classmates would play…

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