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Catalog Number OH0121 Teresa Long v389
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Teresa Long and it takes place on July 25, 1978 in the home of Mrs. Long near Umpqua, Oregon. Also present is Opal Munson and Reva. The interviewer is Star Eatherington.
Mrs. Long talks about many interesting things of the area. She talks about the poor farm that was located near her home and what she ha heard about the Indians located near Tyee Road and of Fort Umpqua and where it was located. She talks about the schools and the churches and the organizations in the Umpqua area and the industries such as the prunes and what became of them and the turkeys and the parties that the women had. They weren't exactly parties, they would get together during picking time when they would pluck the feathers off. She talks about the weather in this interview and how it has changed through the years. She tals about her feelings of the changes that had taken place around here. There is talk about the cemeteries and the things that hapen around death and how the graves were dug and the things that the neighbors did at a time of death. She tells about the party line.
Title Teresa M. Long oral history
Imagefile 101\OH0121.JPG
Accession number 2011.1