Jeannette Summers Johnson Interview, circa 1978

Interviewee

Jeannette Johnson

Interviewer

May Vallance

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Description

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 reminisces about fellow classmates, teachers, and the schoolhouse itself. Johnson also talks about her mother and father’s respective histories and how they came to live in the Bitterroot Valley and marry each other. She remembers moving around Montana from a ranch with 1,000 acres to a house in Hamilton owned by Marcus Daly.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Ravalli County, Montana; Skalkaho School; Education, Montana; Schoolhouses, rural; Hamilton, Montana; Corvallis, Montana; Bitterroot Valley, Montana; One-room schoolhouses; Marcus Daly

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 120-011b

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 transcript (6 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:11:36 minutes

Local Filename

OH_120_011_b.mp3; OH_120_011_b.pdf

Jeannette Summers Johnson Interview, circa 1978

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