Susie Huston Interview

Title

Susie Huston Interview

Interviewee

Susie Huston

Interviewer

Kathy White

Files

Download Transcript of Susie Huston Interview (306 KB)

Description

Susie Huston describes growing up in Missouri on a ranch with her large family, attending church there, doing chores, and celebrating holidays with her parents and siblings. She mentions moving to Kansas and then California, where she married in 1914 before settling in Montana to homestead. She describes going to school to become a teacher and continuing to teach even after she married. Huston shares her views on marriage and families and describes her relationship with her husband. She reflects briefly on topics such as women’s suffrage, birth control, and women in the workplace before concluding with advice for younger women.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Homesteading, Montana; Ranching, Missouri; Normal School; Women’s suffrage; Birth control; School teachers, Women

Original Date

8-1976

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Montana Women’s Oral History Collection, OH 049, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 049-026

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (23 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_049_026.pdf

Susie Huston Interview

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