Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Veda Scholta

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Titles Forest History Oral History Project: Interview with Veda Scholta
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Veda Scholta was born in 1896 in Dassel, Minnesota. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Early life and going to school; the early days of International Falls; Spanish flu epidemic of 1918 in Minnesota; living around timber wolves; getting married; day to day living in International Falls in the 1920s; nearby logging operations; cooking in a camp; Indians living in the area; churches in International Falls; dealing with mosquitoes with smudge pails and cheesecloth; picking blueberries and canning; suicides in the Black River area and loneliness that goes along with homesteading.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
19 pages transcript
1 sound disc
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 00:56:10 running time
Creation Interviewer: Esse, John
Interviewee: Scholta, Veda
Dates Creation: 02/08/1977
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 142 (Library Call Number)
AV2012.1.42 (Accession Number)
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Forest History Oral History Project'


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