Jean Fotland talks about growing on the frontier near Highwood, Montana during the early 20th century. She provides a brief family history and then discusses her neighbors, homemade clothing, living without electricity and running water. She talks about attending school, living on her family’s ranch and discusses the livestock and the crops they raised. She also describes the harsh winters and the joys and hardships of growing up on the frontier.
Women pioneers, Montana; Highwood, Montana; Homesteaders, Montana
Winnifred West Interviews Oral History Project, OH 260, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (29 p.: 28 cm.)
Fotland, Jean Elizabeth, "Jean Elizabeth Dammrose Reynolds Fotland Interview, February 18, 1991" (1991). Winnifred West Oral History Project. 3.