Susie Huston describes growing up in Missouri on a ranch with her large family, attending church there, doing chores, and celebrating holidays with her parents and siblings. She mentions moving to Kansas and then California, where she married in 1914 before settling in Montana to homestead. She describes going to school to become a teacher and continuing to teach even after she married. Huston shares her views on marriage and families and describes her relationship with her husband. She reflects briefly on topics such as women’s suffrage, birth control, and women in the workplace before concluding with advice for younger women.
Homesteading, Montana; Ranching, Missouri; Normal School; Women’s suffrage; Birth control; School teachers, Women
Montana Women’s Oral History Collection, OH 049, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (23 p.: 28 cm.)
Huston, Susie, "Susie Huston Interview" (1976). Montana Women’s Oral History Project. 9.