Mildred Webb provides a biographical sketch of her mother, Edith Heyer Francis. Webb tells how her mother’s father moved the family around every few years until settling in Montana on the recommendation of a neighbor. She discusses her mother’s experience teaching school in the summer, her marriage to Webb’s father, and their purchase of a ranch in Elton, Montana. Webb also describes the farmers’ market her mother helped organize in Livingston, Montana, during the Great Depression.
Elton, Montana; Farmers’ markets, Montana; Livingston, Montana; Great Depression
Montana Women’s Oral History Collection, OH 049, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (00:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)
Webb, Mildred, "Mildred Webb Interview" (1977). Montana Women’s Oral History Project. 12.