Armin List oral history audio recording on logging and early Sherwood, Oregon

Title

Armin List oral history audio recording on logging and early Sherwood, Oregon

Description

An audio recording of an oral history of Armin List, logger and long-time resident of Sherwood, Oregon. Most of the recording concerns the town of Sherwood and logging in the early 1900s. Topics include: Fourth of July celebrations in Sherwood; baseball teams in Sherwood; his father's work as an engineer for the railroad; working for the sawmill and cutting trees; church picnics; stories about Native Americans stealing; his mother picking hops; his father John List; 'Blue Town' near Sherwood; Armin's birth in the hamlet of Middleton southwest of Sherwood; how tree cutting was done; J.C. Smock and his general store in Sherwood; digging wells; leaving Sherwood in 1915 to find work; picking blackberries; wild animals that used to live near Sherwood; and other topics.

Extent

1 sound file (1 hr., 27 min.)

Language

English

Identifier

SHS_OH_68

Rights

In Copyright

Date

1970-1977

Format

WAVE

Type

sound