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W.C. “Stub” Lydston (1870–1957)

The valley is nothin’ like it was in the old days
  • Jane Wehrey
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Part of the Palgrave Studies in Oral History book series (PSOH)

Abstract

By all accounts, Stub Lydston was a skilled storyteller. He wove these 1954 stories of the Owens Valley “good old days” from memories of his hunting rambles in the Sierra and ranching and fruit-growing days at Manzanar in the 1920s. Then eighty-four, he recounted them to Bessie Poole, a longtime friend and staff member at the Eastern California Museum in Independence.

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  1. 1.
    Jane Marie Pedersen, Between Memory and Reality: Family and Community in Rural Wisconsin, 1870–1970 (Madison: University of Wisconsin, 1992), 4.Google Scholar

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