We present here digitized audio recordings together with their indexes and transcripts for over 300 detailed recollections of life during that time.
These oral histories were first conducted and collected in the mid-1970s by the Latah County Historical Society, primarily by one man, Sam Schrager.
Timber homesteading at Fortynine Meadows; loss of claim.
Father's medical practice; friendship with Nez Perce.
Latah County was an exhilarating place to live at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Residents of the county contended with wild animals, mob actions, economic upheaval, revenge murders, union struggles, mining and logging accidents, and various other challenges in settling and inhabiting an area that had already long been inhabited by many Native Americans who called the place home.
The population density was 856.1 people per square mile (331.2/km²).
There were 275 housing units at an average density of 386.6 per square mile (149.5/km²).
at an elevation of 1,171 feet (357 m) above sea level.
It is approximately 2 miles (3 km) north of the Nez Perce Indian Reservation; the Potlatch River runs parallel to Highway 3.
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11-16-76 2.4 hr 62p Experiences in Midwest logging camps as a girl.