Emma Van Blaricom Freeze Interview, circa 1978

Interviewee

Emma Freeze

Interviewer

May Vallance

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Description

Emma Freeze talks about her childhood experiences and memories at the Roll School and in the Bitterroot Valley during the early 1900s. She talks about her first teacher as well as specific classmates. Freeze recalls riding in a horse-drawn wagon driven by her father to school and how they kept warm by heating charcoal briquettes and putting them near their feet. She also recalls the sawmill her father used to operate up Fred Burr Creek.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Bitterroot Valley, Montana; Victor, Montana; Roll School; Education, Montana; Schoolhouses, rural; Ravalli County, Montana; One-room schoolhouses; Sawmills; Fred Burr Creek

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 120-011e

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 transcript (2 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:04:50 minutes

Local Filename

OH_120_011_e.mp3; OH_120_011_e.pdf

Emma Van Blaricom Freeze Interview, circa 1978

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