Kathryn P. "Kathy" White
Emma Evers describes growing up on her family’s farm in Iowa with 13 brothers and sisters. She recalls the chores they did and the games they played as well as dropping out of school at age 16 to help her father farm. She discusses visiting Montana where she met her future husband in Fort Benton. Evers reminisces about the homestead she and her husband owned, where she lived for 67 years, and she talks about birth control, family planning and childbirth.
Homesteading, Montana; Birth control; Farming, Iowa; Evers, Emma, 1883-1977 – Interviews; Women -- Montana – Interviews; Women ranchers -- Montana – Interviews; Frontier and pioneer life -- Montana -- Fort Benton -- Personal narratives; Family planning -- Montana – History; Ranch life -- Montana -- Personal narratives; Rural families -- Iowa -- Personal narratives; Sheep ranches -- Montana – History; Women -- Montana -- Social conditions -- 20th century; Women -- Iowa -- Social conditions -- 19th century; Childbirth -- Montana -- History -- 20th century; Fort Benton (Mont.) -- History
Montana Women's Oral History Project, OH 049, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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 / email@example.com
Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (41 p.: 28 cm.)
Evers, Emma, "Emma Evers Interview, August 1976" (1976). Montana Women's Oral History Project. 51.