John and Olive Mulloy oral history recording on farming in Laurel

Title

John and Olive Mulloy oral history recording on farming in Laurel

Description

An audio recording of an oral history of John and Olive Mulloy on April 20, 1978, of their lives in Laurel, Oregon. It covers the late nineteenth century and early twentieth century with the settlement of their families in Washington County along with the Native Americans. Interview goes back and forth between John and Olive talking about their family histories, the settlement of Portland, crops in their area, the Milk War in Portland, and the settlement and influence of churches. Recreational activities such as baseball teams, musical bands, and dances are also discussed. There is a short pause in the recording at 30:55. There is a transcript of the first half of the recording with a two-page introduction to the interview.

Extent

1 sound cassette (58 min.)

Language

English

Identifier

WCM_OH_431

Rights

In Copyright

Contributor

Meyer, Lloyd

Date

1978

Format

Audiocassettes