First Person Reminiscences: Logging and Bohemia Mines, 1971  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Title
First Person Reminiscences: Logging and Bohemia Mines
Dates
1971 (inclusive)
Quantity
0.03 linear feet
Collection Number
1971_216
Summary
Bonnie Kangas was a student of folklore at the University of Oregon. This collection includes an essay and fieldwork documentation relating to this student's folklore fieldwork project.
Repository
University of Oregon, Archives of Northwest Folklore
1287 University of Oregon
Eugene, Oregon
97403
Telephone: 541-346-3925
flr@uoregon.edu
Access Restrictions

Collection is open for access in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Languages
English


Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Collection does not include a project release form signed by the collector.

Restrictions on Use

Collection is open for use in accordance with Archives of Northwest Folklore policy.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Master sheetReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

EssayReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Folklore textsReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Container(s) Description
Other Narratives: First person reminiscences
Transcribed interview with a retired logger about logging. Includes accounts of loggers getting hurt, camp life, loggers getting fired, size, nationalities, and physical defects of some loggers, chewin' tobacco, handling of greenhorns, and other practical jokes
Transcribed interview with women whose father had owned a mine in the Bohemia area and whose mother had worked for the miners. She talks about travel by horse in the early 1900's, coolers (refrigerators) in early 1900's, the old hotel up in Bohemia where the miners stayed, the general store in Bohemia, the mines and mine tunnels, the miners --their boxing, arguing, manners, language, the equipment used at the mines, about being chased by a cougar, and other experiences from her childhood in a Bohemia mining camp

Interview transcriptReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 1

Sound recordingsReturn to Top

Description Dates
T01_1971_216: Bonnie Kangas Interview Sound Recordings
1.0 sound tape reel (analog)
7 inches
7 inches
Sound recordings in this collection are available as digital audio files in the archives.
June 1971

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Loggers
  • Miners
  • occupational folklore
  • Personal narratives
  • Sound recordings
  • Personal Names :
  • Bryson, Eleanor
  • Land, Oiren "Brick"
  • Geographical Names :
  • Bohemia Mining District (Or.)
  • Cottage Grove (Or.)
  • Willamette River Valley (Or.)
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Fieldwork project