Helen M. Wax Interview, November 8, 1994

Interviewee

Helen M. Wax

Interviewer

Deana Adcock

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Description

Helen Wax discusses her parents’ experiences in Lewiston, Montana after they moved from Wisconsin, giving details about her father’s work as a farmer. Wax describes living on a homestead, working as a farmhand and teamster, and discusses how the Great Depression and drought years affected her family. She describes attending Cohagan High School and working as a teacher in the Cohagan School District before marrying her husband, William Wax. Wax also discusses the differences between farming in western and eastern Montana.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Farming techniques; Cohagan School District; Cohagan High School; Lewiston, Montana

Original Date

11-8-1994

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Montana Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers, and Farmers Oral History Collection 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 328-002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (4 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:12:59 minutes

Local Filename

OH_328_002.mp3; OH_328_002.pdf

Helen M. Wax Interview, November 8, 1994

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