This collection includes interviews with Eva Cross detailing life in Red Lodge, Montana, during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The interviews were conducted in 1993 by Patricia O’Connell. Eva Cross discusses her family’s history in Red Lodge, her childhood in Montana, and her adult life, moving with her husband and children around the United States, before relocating back in Montana. The original interviews are held as Oral History collection 299 at Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula.
This collection includes 2 interviews.
Eva Cross details running the ice cream parlor she owned in California before World War Two. She recalls how she had to sell the business after the U.S. entered the war due to the rationing of butter and sugar. Cross described the various jobs she ... Read More
Eva Cross discusses her personal and family history including how her family came moved to Red Lodge, Montana, in the late 1800s. She tells stories about her childhood and how often she moved around the country when after she was married. Cross describes her father’s ... Read More