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Catalog Number OH0093 Strode v190
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This interview is with Clarles Strode and it takes place on February 21, 1979. The interviewer is Valerie Sonnenberg.
Mr. Strode was the son of Tom and Hattie Strode who settled on a homestead in Monmouth, Oregon and later moved to Woods Creek and then to South Myrtle. When Mr. Strode was 12 years old his faather got hurt and he and the rest of his brothers had to go to work to support the rest of the family. He became a sheep shearer, a job that he continued to do the rest of his life. He talks about sheep shearing and he talks about the farming in the Fairview in 1929. Charles Strode is quite a hunter and he talks about deer and elk that he has hunted and he also talks about the predators, cougar and bob cats and the bounty that was on them ad when the bounties ended because the species were in danger of extinction.
Title Charles Strode oral history
Imagefile 101\OH0093CharlesStrode.JPG
Accession number 2011.1