Suzanne M. Vernon
Leita Anderson talks about growing up in Salmon Prairie, Montana, and recalls the families who lived there when she was a child, particularly the Anderson family. She describes how her father grew up trapping in the area, and then worked for the Works Progress Administration [WPA] in the Mission Valley, Montana. Anderson discusses the toys she had as a child, the holidays her family celebrated, and working as a cook for the U.S. Forest Service.
Swan Valley, Montana; Salmon Prairie; Works Progress Administration [WPA]; Mission Valley, Montana; U.S. Forest Service; Trapping; Homesteading, Montana
Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project, OH 422, 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 (15 p.: 28 cm.)
Anderson, Leita, "Leita Anderson Interview, October 13, 2000" (2000). Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project. 22.