Guide to the Whatcom Memories Project oral histories
1995

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Overview of the Collection

Creator: Whatcom Memories Project
Title: Whatcom Memories Project oral histories
Dates: 1995 ( inclusive )
Quantity: 1 linear ft.
Collection Number: XOE_CPNWS0276WMP
Summary: This collection comprises fifteen audio cassette tapes containing oral history interviews with residents of Whatcom County. Conducted in 1995, these interviews document family histories and experiences of individuals from towns including Everson, Nooksack, Deming, Welcome, Sprague and Sumas.
Repository: Western Washington University
Heritage Resources

Center for Pacific Northwest Studies
Goltz-Murray Building
808 25th St
Bellingham, WA 98225-9123
Phone: 360 650 7747
Email: heritage.resources@wwu.edu
http://library.wwu.edu/heritageresources

Languages: Collection materials are in English. 

Content Description

This collection comprises fifteen audio cassette tapes containing oral history interviews with residents of Whatcom County. Conducted in 1995, these interviews document family histories and experiences of individuals from towns including Everson, Nooksack, Deming, Welcome, Sprague and Sumas.

Use of the Collection

Restrictions on Access :  

Some restrictions may apply - contact repository for details.

Preferred Citation :  

Whatcom Memories Project records, Center for Pacific Northwest Studies, Heritage Resources, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA 98225-9123.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information :  

Donated by the Lynden Pioneer Museum in 1995.

Acquisition Information :  

Donated by the Whatcom Museum of History and Art in 1995.

Additional Reference Guides :  

Follow this hyperlink to view preliminary inventory of the collection materials.


Detailed Description of the Collection

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1/1 Paula Wight and Margo Pask (daughter) Tape 1 of 2 1995 May 12
1/2 Paula Wight and Margo Pask (daughter) Tape 2 of 2 1995 May 12
1/3 Gabe and Viola Carmen 1995 May 18
1/4 Frank Meece and Dorothy Lehman Meece 1995 May 18
1/5 Shirley Travenshek/George Burton Germaine 1995 May 18
1/6 Alicia Mather Coghill and Anthony Burwell Coghill (Burl) 1995 May 19
1/7 Rumore Deeter (Everson/Nooksack) 1995 May 20
1/8 Barbara Ridenhour and Bill Ridenhour/Marie Grimm Sprague 1995 May 20
1/9 Duane Riddle (Demming/Welcome) Tape 1 of 2 1995 June 9
1/10 Duane Riddle (Demming/Welcome) Tape 2 of 2 1995 June 9
1/11 Margaret Hunt and Mary Iverson (Sumas) 1995 October 31
1/12 Lyle Merk (Sumas) 1995 November 2
1/13 Harold Odegaard (Sumas) 1995 November 4
1/14 George Biehle 1995 November 10
1/15 Vera G. Anderson undated

Subjects

This collection is indexed under the following headings in the online catalog. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons, or places should search the catalog using these headings.

  • Personal Names :
  • Anderson, Vera--Interviews
  • Biehle, George--Interviews
  • Carmen, Gabe--Interviews
  • Carmen, Viola--Interviews
  • Coghill, Alicia Mather--Interviews
  • Coghill, Anthony Burwell (Burl)--Interviews
  • Deeter, Rumore--Interviews
  • Hunt, Margaret--Interviews
  • Iverson, Mary--Interviews
  • Lehman, Dorothy--Interviews
  • Meece, Frank--Interviews
  • Merk, Lyle--Interviews
  • Odegaard, Harold--Interviews
  • Pask, Margot--Interviews
  • Riddle, Duane--Interviews
  • Ridenhour, Barbara--Interviews
  • Ridenhour, Bill--Interviews
  • Travneshek, Shirley--Interviews
  • Wight, Paula--Interviews
  • Geographical Names :
  • Whatcom County (Wash.)--History--Sources

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