Edna M. Smith Interview

Interviewee

Edna M. Smith

Interviewer

Kim Taylor

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Description

Edna Smith describes marrying her husband Manny Smith in 1935 and moving to his home in Wolf Point, Montana, on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation. She discusses how she began quilting when her grandchildren were born and continued quilting for marriages, give-aways, graduations and other honoring ceremonies. Smith also describes the techniques and materials required to produce a quality quilt and how she acquired commissions for particular quilts.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Star quilts; History of quilting; Fork Peck Indian Reservation

Original Date

7-9-1992

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Star Quilts Oral History Collection, OH 285, 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 285-003

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:03:05) analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:03:05 minutes

Local Filename

OH 285-003.mp3; OH 285-003.pdf

Edna M. Smith Interview

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