Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton

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SR 9596

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Oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton

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  • 1981-10-27 (Creation)

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.1 cubic feet; 1 audiocassette (41 min., 26 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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This oral history interview with Rose Iva Dalton was conducted by Linda S. Dodds in Tigard, Oregon, on October 27, 1981. At the time of the interview, Dodds' name was Linda S. Brody.

In this interview, Dalton discusses her family background and early life on Government Island, Oregon, including life on the family ranch, transportation, and recreational activities. She talks about other families that lived on the island, describes her experience during the 1894 flood, and discusses daily life on the island. She discusses her education and the ferry to Washougal, Washington. Dalton describes meeting her husband, Louis Stanis Dalton, and briefly talks about their marriage and family life. She closes the interview by talking about mail service on Government Island.

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Copyright for this interview is held by the Oregon Historical Society. Use is allowed according to the following statement: Creative Commons - BY-NC-SA, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0/

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  • English

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

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Incomplete transcript (24 pages) is available for in-person use at the 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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