May Nichols Schumann discusses her family history, including the lives of her parents and grandparents, before describing her move from South Dakota to Superior, Montana, in 1899. She talks about her life in Superior, Montana, detailing her education, her work history, and the mining and logging industries stationed near her home. She also describes the role that the Milwaukee Railroad playing in shaping and changing her life, including her access to medical care, the relocation of her home, and the death of her first husband. Schumann also describes her family home and the relationship her family had with the Lozeau family.
Superior, Montana; Mining industry; Logging industry; Milwaukee Railroad; Lozeau family, Montana; Life reminiscence; Women in the workforce
Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers, and Farmers Oral History Collection Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 247-001, 002
2 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (43 p.: 28 cm.)
Schumann, Mae, "Mae Nichols Schumann Interview, May 31, 1990" (1990). Montana Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers and Farmers Oral History Collection. 10.