Jessie Ruth Saiter

BioID: 
114
Last Name: 
Saiter
First Name: 
Jessie
Experience: 
Farm wife recalls women's roles on farm in early 1900s
  • Age: 86
  • Interview Date: 10/24/1986
  • Interviewer: Francie Staggs, University of Illinois at Springfield
  • Interview Length: 319 minutes Sit Down Interview
  • County: Clark
  • Jessie Gilbert Saiter was born in 1895 near Marshall, Illinois and lived there until 1915. When Jessie was married in 1915 she moved to another farm with her husband and in this interview discusses religion, married life, women's work and women's rights, farming practices and rural life and education.
County: 
Clark
Gender: 
Female
Interview Decade: 
1980s
Age at Interview: 
80s
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