Kathryn P. "Kathy" White
Rhoda Richardson discusses her parents’ childhoods, their marriage, and the jobs her father took before the family moved to Lothrop, Montana. She describes how her close relationship with her mother and boarding with friends in Missoula while getting her high school education. Richardson recalls the sex education her mother gave her and moving back to Missoula because of her mother’s illness. She describes working as a stenographer during the Depression, her social life at church, and the evolution of women’s style.
When this interview was conducted, the interviewee requested to remain anonymous in the transcript and audio. Archives and Special Collections has chosen to lift this restriction now that the interviewee is deceased.
Women in Montana; Lothrop, Montana; Ranches, Montana; Sex education for women; Great Depression, 1929-1939; Women’s fashions; Stenographers
Montana Women's Oral History Project, OH 049, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (31 p.: 28 cm.)
Richardson, Rhoda, "Rhoda Richardson Interview, March 24, 1977" (1977). Montana Women's Oral History Project. 41.