• Grace Leavitt Iman Interview, February 17, 1978

    Iman, Grace

    Grace Iman discusses her childhood attending Sleeping Child School in Ravalli County. She recalls some of her classmates as well as the box socials that her school hosted. Iman remembers everyday thin…

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  • Emma Van Blaricom Freeze Interview, circa 1978

    Freeze, Emma

    Emma Freeze talks about her childhood experiences and memories at the Roll School and in the Bitterroot Valley during the early 1900s. She talks about her first teacher as well as specific classmates…

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  • 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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  • Margaret Woolaghan Nelson Interview, circa 1978

    Nelson, Margaret

    Margaret Woolaghan Nelson describes her childhood in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, during the early 1900s. She recalls her family moving to the valley from Butte, Montana, due to her father’s poor h…

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  • Anne Keeling Woodruff Interview, circa 1978

    Woodruff, Anne

    Anne Keeling Woodruff describes her experiences attending the Fairplay School in Ravalli County, Montana, during the early 1900s. She briefly discusses her parents’ origins and how they ended up in Mo…

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  • Frank Rummel and Nina Rummel Interview, circa 1978

    Rummel, Frank, Rummel, Nina

    Frank Rummel describes the Fairplay School, also known as the Dutch Hill School, in Ravalli County, Montana. He talks about the teachers who worked there and the school programs that were available wh…

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  • Anne Keeling Woodruff Interview, circa 1978

    Woodruff, Anne

    Anne Keeling Woodruff discusses attending the Fairplay School in the early 1900s in the Bitterroot Valley. She describes box socials and the how young men jockeyed to buy the teacher’s box. She talks…

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  • Nick Kramis Interview, circa 1978

    Kramis, Nick

    Nick Kramis describes his early life and education in the Charlos Heights School, a one-room school in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, during the early 1910s. He recounts the struggles of being a seco…

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  • Jack Crutchfield and Virginia Crutchfield Welton Interview, circa 1978

    Crutchfield, Jack Massie, Welton, Virginia Denoon

    Jack Crutchfield and Virginia Crutchfield Welton talk about the formation of Hamilton, Montana, in the late 1890s and the roles their father, Charles Crutchfield, and Marcus Daly played in planning an…

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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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  • Felsi Boldt Interview, circa 1978

    Boldt, Felsi

    Felsi Boldt describes her parents’ move from Germany to Hamilton in 1899 to homestead in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana. Boldt remembers the logging her father did on their homestead. She recalls atte…

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  • Catherine White Byrd Interview, circa 1978

    Byrd, Catherine

    Catherine White Byrd discusses her childhood experiences and family life in Hamilton, Montana, in the early 1900s. She remembers attending school in Hamilton as well as the development of Hamilton as…

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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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  • 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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  • Forbes Robbins Interview, February 17, 1978

    Robbins, Forbes

    Forbes Robbins reminisces about growing up in the Bitterroot Valley in the early 1900s and attending the Rye Creek School. He recalls the early days of the schoolhouse, and how it expanded and was ren…

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  • Fern Severns and Sadie Summers Interview, circa 1978

    Severns, Fern, Summers, Sadie

    Fern Severns and Sadie Summers talk about attending the Como School in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, during the early 1900s. They recall the classmates and teachers who were a part of the school as…

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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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  • Clark Grey Interview, circa 1978

    Grey, Clark

    Clark Grey discusses his family history and his early education at the Canyon Creek School in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, during the early 20th century. He describes how his parents moved from Ana…

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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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  • 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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