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Memories

Continuing with the Tony Quam family

 

October 30, 2020



Their daughter Ruth has some memories and descriptions of her mother I would like to share.

“Mrs. Quam spoke of the times on the ranch when they didn’t know where their next sack of flour was coming from, but they managed to get by. She often told how she would mend clothes and then re-mend them, as there was no money for new things at the time.”

Ruth also comments that Mrs. Quam was essentially a home loving person, a fine character with strong devotion to her family.

Another memory of the area: Mr. Quam and some of his neighbors mined lignite coal and hauled it to Ekalaka by team an...



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