|Catalog Number||OH0114 Ritchie|
|Object Name||Oral Histories|
|Scope & Content||
Oral histories; transcription
REMARKS: This is an interview with Hugh Ritchie and it takes place in his home in Garden Valley near Roseburg, on April 19, 1978. The interviewer is Jane Clark and also present is Star Eatherington.
Mr. Ritchie was born in 1892 in Scotland, he came to the United States in 1908 and he moved to Douglas County in the Garden Valley area in 1916. In this interview he talks about his early days in Garden Valley, about dairy farming, and some history of the area, some tales of his father-in-law, Mr. LsaBrie, how some of the names in the area came to be, the settlement of the area, and the customs of the people in the early 1900s.
|Title||Hugh Ritchie oral history in 2 CDs|
|Collection||ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS|