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Catalog Number OH0046 Clifford McKay
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Hral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Clifford McKay. It takes place at his home in Oakland, on February 6, 1979. The interviewer is Valerie Sonnenburg.
Mr. McKay was born in Wilbur, Oregon, in 1892. His grandfather who immigrated from Tennessee was a blacksmith in Wilbur and his father, Dave McKay, owned a general store in Wilbur. Mr. McKaytells about early Garden Valley. Some of his neighors were the Sinclairs, La Brie, Hesses and the Agees. He also tells about delivering groceries from his father's store with a team and wagon the whole length of Garden Valley and he talks about Wilbur School. Clifford McKay loved horses and he worked at a livery stable in Oakland. Then in 1911 he became partners with Mr. Wells in a livery stable in Sutherlin. He was also deput sheriff. At one time he raised sheep, horses, and turkeys and then for 12 years ran a second hand store in Roseburg.
Title Clifford McKay oral history
Imagefile 102\OH0046CliffordMcKay.JPG
Accession number 2011.1