Leita Anderson Interview, October 13, 2000

Title

Leita Anderson Interview, October 13, 2000

Interviewee

Leita Anderson

Interviewer

Suzanne M. Vernon

Files

Download Transcript of Leita Anderson Interview (85 KB)

Description

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].

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Swan Valley, Montana; Native American reservations; Somers, Montana; Native American homesteaders; Homesteading, Montana; Mission Valley, Montana; Polson, Montana

Original Date

10-13-2000

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project, OH 422, 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 422-105

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (15 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_422_105.pdf

Leita Anderson Interview, October 13, 2000

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