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Catalog Number OH0036 Leona Hill
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Leona Hill on August 28 1978 at the home of Mrs. Hill near Dixonville, Oregon. The interviewer is Star Eatherington.
Mrs. Hill was born in 1885 on a farm near Dixonville. Her grandparents were Donation Land Claim settlers in that area and her parents were homesteaders. In her interview she talks mostly about her schooling and about the country school she went to near Dixonville and her school mates and her teahers. She talks about the high school she went to in Roseburg and the normal school she went to and how she got her teacher's certificate, then afterwards the different schols she taught at. She tells how she met her husband, Carl Hill, who later became Judge Hill. She talks just briefly about his career as a judge. She talks about the time that her children that she was teaching at Glide School took part in the Strawberry Festival parade as Umpqua Indians and Chief Mace, a local Indian told them how to put on their costumes and makeup and rode in the parade with them, and what great review that they got for this.
Title Leona Hill oral history
Imagefile 102\OH0036LeonaHill.JPG
Accession number 2011.1