Suzanne M. Vernon
Gyda Newman recounts her time growing up near the Lindberg Lake, Elbow Lake, and Elk Creek, Montana areas as a child with her brother and father. Bob Newman discusses the logging and maintenance of the cabin that Gyda grew up in on Elk Creek as well as a cabin the two of them bought when they started a family. Gyda recalls her childhood in the Swan Valley and describes the different jobs she and her brother had to help their family survive. The Newmans recall when they first met and when they married. They also reflect on their 60-year marriage.
Logging, Montana; Homesteading, Montana; Sawmills, Montana; Lindberg Lake; Elbow Lake; Elk Creek, Montana; Swan Valley, 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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Oral History Number
OH 422-009, 010
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (25 p.: 28 cm.)
Newman, Gyda and Newman, Bob, "Gyda Newman and Bob Newman Interview, January 29, 1999" (1999). Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project. 49.