Dorothy Helen Dammrose Lander Hubber details her childhood in Montana in the early 1900s. She speaks about her family homesteading near Great Falls and farming the land. She recalls attending school near her house and in Dillon. Hubber describes her parents’ struggle to build their house and provide their children with clothes. She recalls new inventions of that time period including the car and radio. Hubber discusses her summers, her favorite forms of entertainment as a child, and the parties that people in her town would throw. She concludes that even though Montana homesteaders during the early 20th century were generally poor, they still managed to have fun.
Great Falls, Montana; Women pioneers, Montana; Homesteaders, Montana; Farmers, Montana; Teachers, Montana
Winnifred West Interviews Oral History Project, OH 260, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (27 p.: 28 cm.)
Hubber, Dorothy Helen, "Dorothy Helen Dammrose Lander Hubber, March 10, 1991" (1991). Winnifred West Oral History Project. 1.