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Catalog Number OH0023 Joe Matthews v350
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: In this interview, Mrs. Matthews talks about his family genealogy, the homesteading of his family in the Lookingglass-Reston area. He also talks about his early life on his farm. He talks about his early life on his farm. He talks about the stage coaches that went by his house where he lived just off the Coos Bay Wagon Road. He talks about the shepherds and their herds and the cattle herds taht would be drivin by his farm toward market. He talks about wool, the price of wool, the usefullness of goats on the properties. He talks a lot about sheep, the technique of sheep shearig, how to take care of sheep, the diseases of sheep, and other farm products. Then Mr. Matthews goes on to the subject of logging. He talks about logging practices, soe of the areas that he worked in, and some of the experiences he had while logging for different companies in the area..
Title Joe Matthews oral history
Accession number 2011.1