Shaw Historical Library at Oregon Institute of Technology

Shaw Oral History Project - Molly O'Keefe, Interview 2

Oral History:

Interview#: OH027
Interviewee: Molly O'Keeffe
Interviewer: Connie McCornack, Barbara Ditman
Date: 2/15/2012
Location: Home of Molly O'Keeffe
Length: 53:00
Subjects: sheep ranching,

Time Index
Topic
1:00 - 1:50 Introductions.
1:50 - 2:33 Working life on ranch(sheep & cattle); locations.
2:33 - 4:08 Ranch operations: acreage sizes; permits.
4:08 - 4:50 Income producers (sheep vs. cattle.).
4:50 - 5:41 Hired staff.
5:41 - 6:47 Molly's ranch responsibilities.
6:47 - 10:34 Arks (sheep wagons).
10:34 - 11:30 Dept. of Agriculture job & home duties.
11:30 - 15:55 Typical day on the ranch, including O'Keeffe children.
15:55 - 19:01 Molly's later life & recent activities (to present - 2012): Music very important to her.
19:01 - 19:50 Theater Board & other Ross Ragland; community volunteer activities.
19:50 - 24:20 Friendships as very important to her in her life.
24:20 - 26:45 Friendships as very important to her in her life.
26:45 - 35:10 Volunteer sales activities: estate sales manager; garage sales.
35:10 - 45:30 Hobby: former doll-making & collecting.
45:30 - 48:06 Bridge playing enthusiasm: life change brings move to town.
48:06 - 53:00 Other O'Keeffes & McAuliffes: very little relationship to Molly's family here.
Picture of Molly O'Keefe

Transcript


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