Leita Anderson Interview, October 13, 2000
Suzanne M. Vernon
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Leita Anderson describes her Native American heritage, including how her grandparents migrated from a reservation in Kansas to Somers, Montana. She details growing up in Montana and recalls the family chores such as cooking, picking huckleberries and strawberries, making clothes, and taking care of the house. She notes that her family moved frequently throughout Montana during her childhood such as the Mission Valley—where her father worked for the Works Progress Administration [WPA].
Swan Valley, Montana; Native American reservations; Somers, Montana; Native American homesteaders; Homesteading, Montana; Mission Valley, Montana; Polson, Montana
Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project, OH 422, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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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. 32.