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Catalog Number OH0028 Patterson
Object Name Oral Histories
Scope & Content Oral histories; transcription

REMARKS: This is an interview with Luke Patterson. It takes place on August 8, 1978 in the home of Mr. Patterson near Dixonville, Oregon. Also present is Bertha Patterson, his wife. The interviewer is Star Eatherington. In this interview Mr. and Mrs. Patterson talk about their Century Farm. Mr. Patterson talks about his ancestors and where they came from and the establishment of this farm which was a Donation Land Claim. They then go on to relate different experiences of their life. Mr. Patterson was a sheep shearer and sheared sheep with a crew that traveled all the way from Columbia, British Columbia down to California. They tell their many experiences of traveling on the road through many years. Both Mr. and Mrs. Patteron tell about some of their hunting experiences. Both of them have much experience with hunting. Mr. Patterson talks about when he did road work for the County and also when he did packing for the Service Service and some of the lookout towers he packed to. He talks about some of the neighbors around his farm and some of the people he met on his packing trips.
Title L.L. Patterson oral history
Imagefile 102\OH0028 LL Peatterson.JPG
Accession number 2011.1