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 renovated as he attended school there. Robbins remembers some of the children that went to school with him, as well as an incident that got him in trouble with his teacher. He discusses logging with his father, and talks about the difficulty of getting over a mountain pass in a wagon.
Ravalli County, Montana; Bitterroot Valley, Montana; Rye Creek School; Education, Montana; Schoolhouses, rural
Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 120, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 transcript (3 p.: 28 cm.)
Robbins, Forbes, "Forbes Robbins Interview, February 17, 1978" (1978). Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project. 24.