|Catalog Number||OH0394 Weaver|
|Object Name||Oral Histories|
|Scope & Content||
Oral histories; transcription
REMARKS: This is an interiew with Fred Weaver. It takes place on October 9, 1978 at the home of Mr. Weaver just outside of Tri-City, Oregon. The interviewer is Star Eatherington.
Mr. Weaver was born in 1885, just down the road from where he now lives. His grandfather was a donation land claimant and his father homesteaded the piece of property immediately opposit. Mr. Weaver talks about his many years in Douglas County and the different changes he has seen through those years. At the beginning of the interview he talls stories that were passed down to his families about the Indians in the area when his grandparents and parent first came there. There are some killings that he describes. He talks about his many years in the prune industry and in the bank business. He talks about the Depression and how that affected his life in the bank he was president of. He talks a lot about the history of Myrtle Creek and how he saw thata area grow, and some of the old-time people who were around.
|Title||Fred Weaver oral history|
|Collection||ARCHIVES AND MANUSCRIPTS|