Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page Click here for the Home Page

Document Details


Title: Paul Moss
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Wind River Historical Center. Archives
Collection: Wind River Oral History Collection
Description: Father worked at St. Stephens, he started at St. Stephen’s at age 5. Describes self-supporting nature of the mission and school. Describes his work, raising turkeys, chicken, cattle, vegetables, chopping ice and wood. His father was a disciplinarian. Shaving the kids hair, lice, etc. School chores, sewing, laundry, baking. Describes mischief in the classroom. And pranks with switching horses and wagon wheels. Informal sports. Runners chased rabbits on foot. Running to Thermopolis and back. Story of the vision of all the flags at the Sun Dance during World War II. Also talks of “Trail of Tears.”
Extent: 8 pages
URL: http://www.windriverhistory.org/archives/oralhistory/Resources/MOSS.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1992 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Moss, Paul
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: American Indian
Document date: 1992
Interviewer: Kahin, Sharon; Wiles, Sarah
Locations discussed: Dubois, WY; North America; United States; Wyoming
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Indian; Community; Dubois (Wyo.)--History; Dubois, WY; Education; Historic sites--Dubois (Wyo.); Indian reservations; Indians of North America; North America; Oral history; United States; Wyoming
Topics discussed - Other terms: Native American languages
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0024547-26229