Felsi Boldt Interview, circa 1978

Interviewee

Felsi Boldt

Interviewer

May Vallance

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Description

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 attending the Sawtooth School and talks about some of her teachers. She describes how the school was designed with a well in the cloak room and stables added on to the end. She also mentions how one teacher encouraged the children to bring things they could cook for lunch, instead of cold lunches.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Sawtooth School; Hamilton, Montana; Ravalli County, Montana; Education, Montana; Schoolhouses, rural; Homesteading schools; Bitterroot Valley, Montana

Original Date

1978

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 120, 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 120-002a

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 transcript (3 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:08:53 minutes

Local Filename

OH_120_002_a.mp3; OH_120_002a.pdf

Felsi Boldt Interview, circa 1978

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