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Catalog Number OH0112 Oar
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This interview is with Susanna Oar and takes place at her home on July 5, 1979. The interviewer is Valerie Sonnenberg.
Susanna Oar was born in Bison, Oklahoma in 1909, came to Lookingglass, Oregon with her parents in 1912. Here parents had a 70 acre farm, 45 acres in apples, pears and prune orchards. At the age of 19 she was orchard boss and she talks about the practice of orchard.
She married Perley Payson Oar in 1938 and they moved to a ranch in the Lookingglass area where they raised cattle and sheep.
Title Susanna Oar oral history
Collection ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS
Imagefile 128\OH0112 Susanna Oar.JPG
Accession number 2011.1