Collection SR 44-1 - Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler

Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler [Sound Recording 01] Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler [Sound Recording 02] Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler [Sound Recording 03]

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SR 44-1

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Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler

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  • 1981-02-27 (Creation)

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.1 cubic feet; 2 audiocassettes (1 hr., 26 min., 14 sec.)

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Biographical history

Rose Iva Dalton, nee Laver, was born on Government Island, Oregon, in 1881. In 1907, she and Louis Stanis Dalton were married; they later had one child. She died in 1984.

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(1921-2005)

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Peggy Jane Wetzler, nee Spencer, was born in Long Beach, Washington, in 1921. In 1943, she and William John Wetzler were married; they later had four children. She died in 2005.

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This oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler was conducted at the home of Peggy Wetzler. The first session was conducted by Bernice Pluchos of the Camas-Washougal Historical Society on February 27, 1981, and the second session was conducted by Peggy Wetzler on February 28, 1981. The sound quality is extremely poor.

In the first interview session, conducted on February 27, 1981, Dalton discusses her family background and early life on Government Island, Oregon, including life on the family ranch, transportation, and her social life. She also briefly talks about her wedding to Louis Stanis Dalton in 1907. Wetzler also discusses her family background and early life in Long Beach, Washington.

In the second interview session, conducted on February 28, 1981, Dalton continues discussing her early life on Government Island, including her education, other families that lived on the island, and floods. She also describes the house she lived in. Wetzler and Dalton talk about taking ferry boats to and from Government Island, catching crabs on the beach, and life in Long Beach, Washington. Wetzler closes the tape with a brief narrative of Rose Iva Dalton's family history and additional historical information about Government Island and Long Beach.

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Copyright for this interview is held by the estates of Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler. Use is allowed according to the following statement: In Copyright, http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/.

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  • English

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Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton, by Linda S. Dodds, SR 9596, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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Preferred citation: Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton and Peggy Wetzler, by Bernice Pluchos, SR 44-1, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

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Finding aid based on DACS (Describing Archives: A Content Standard), 2nd Edition.

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Sarah Stroman

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