Lena Boyer Lucier Interview, January 1, 1976
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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.
Boyer family; Frenchtown, Montana; St. John’s Day; Homesteading, Montana
Frenchtown Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 047, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 transcript (2 p.: 28 cm.)
Lucier, Lena, "Lena Boyer Lucier Interview, January 1, 1976" (1976). Frenchtown Historical Society Oral History Project. 12.