Ellen Higgins Little Anthony discusses her experiences growing up in Ravalli County, Montana in the early 20th century. She describes her father’s beet farming, the Missoula Sugar Beet Refinery and working at the Red Lodge Canning Company during the Great Depression and World War Two. Anthony also discusses her experiences at a teacher’s college in Dillon, Montana, and teaching in Eastern Montana.
Higgins family; Ravalli County, Missoula; Missoula, Montana; Beet farming; Missoula Sugar Beet Refinery; Red Lodge Canning Company; Depression, 1929-1939; World War, 1939-1945; Education, Dillon, Montana; Schoolteachers, Montana
Montana Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers, and Farmers Oral History Collection Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (7 p.: 28 cm.)
Little Anthony, Ellen, "Ellen Higgins Little Anthony Interview, October 1993" (1993). Montana Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers and Farmers Oral History Collection. 14.