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Catalog Number OH0179 Nova Cockeram
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; partial, transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Nova Bates Cockeram. It takes place on November 28, 1978 ata the home of Mrs. Cockeram on Bloomer Hill Road, just south of Roseburg. The interviewer is Star Eatherington.
In this interview Nova talks about her life. She was born in 1905 over on South Deer Creek. She talks about a family genealogy and who she is related to, which is quite a few people. She has quite an interesting hildhood. She has spent some time on a homestead and then she spent some time up in the Tiller area at the Tiller Inn. She has some very pleasant stories to tell about the Tiller Inn. Then later on, she went to high school in Roseburg and did many, many different things during her life.
One was to sell tickets at the movie theater in Roseburg, she also taught ballet for a while and she worked at many lumber companies in the area and other businesses, at the Sheriff's Office. She has done many, many things. she also bought a ranch up on the Illahee, the old Perry Wright place, and she talks about the cattle that she raised there. She has lots of nice stories to tell about her experiences in the woods.
Title Nova Bates Cockeram oral history
Accession number 2011.1