Florida Jette LaCasse and Angelina LaCasse Interview, circa 1975-1976

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Description

Florida LaCasse, and her daughter Angelina LaCasse discuss homesteading in the Frenchtown Valley. Florida LaCasse relates the history of the Jette family and how they immigrated from Montreal, Canada, to Montana. She describes the Glaude and Cormier sawmill and the Ross and Donlan sawmill as well as other geographic features near the Jette homestead. Angelina LaCasse and her mother talk about the daily chores they did, such as canning, and when they first got electricity. They also recall St. John’s Day celebrations, the flood of 1908, and the fire of 1911.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Frenchtown, Montana; Catholic Church, Montana; Immigration, Montana; French-Canadian immigrants; Jette family; LaCasse family; Ross and Donlan sawmill; Glaude and Cormier sawmill; St. John’s Day

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 047-007

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (47 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:07:55 minutes

Local Filename

OH_047_007.mp3; OH_047_007.pdf

Florida Jette LaCasse and Angelina LaCasse Interview, circa 1975-1976

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