Lena Boyer Lucier Interview

Title

Lena Boyer Lucier Interview

Interviewee

Lena Lucier

Interviewer

unknown

Files

Download Transcript of Lena Lucier Interview (434 KB)

Description

Lena Lucier describes homesteading in the Frenchtown valley in Montana during the late 19th and early 20th century. She recalls her father working at Cormier’s sawmill, the special train that brought people from Butte to Frenchtown for the annual St. John’s Day celebrations, food preservation methods, and raising a bear cub with her brothers. She also reminisces about the dances held in Vincent’s Hotel and the Western Hotel.

Only notes of this interview exist. The audio is missing.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Boyer family; Frenchtown, Montana; St. John’s Day; Homesteading, Montana

Original Date

1976

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Frenchtown Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 047, 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 047-019

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 transcript (2 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_047_019.pdf

Lena Boyer Lucier Interview

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