SEGMENT: FAMILY BACKGROUND, HEALTH, & CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES
Irma Long>UIS Collection K-M>UIS Collection K-M, Segment 5
- FAMILY BACKGROUND
- Born on family farm in 1918. General discussion of family. Born in 150 year old house. Grandfather homesteaded farm in 1840's. Father born in 1894. Homestead was 150 acres 7 family farm expanded w/ addition of Barnstable & Wooley place. Irma is only child.
- CHILDHOOD ACTIVITIES
- Irma & friend read, did puzzles, play house, & pretended to bake with real flour.
- Mentions Springfield was a long trip. Family went to Springfield to visit relatives, one was a butcher.
- Irma relates story of staying at Aunt's who gave her castor oil. She did not like going to aunt's house.