|Name:||Stewart, Betty Booth|
|Education:||Teacher's certificate, 1938|
|Bio:||Betty Booth Stewart is a native of Oregon. She was born in Meacham, and spent her childhood there. Traces of the Oregon Trail were near her home, so the lore of Emigrant Trail has always been of interest to her. She graduated from Eastern Oregon University and taught for several years, including subjects such as special ed reading. The author spent most of her life in Eastern Oregon and now lives in the Willamette Valley. (from the cover of "Meacham: A Wide Spot on the Oregon Trail Where the Meadowlark Still Sings")|
Books By Betty Booth Stewart
||The Long Brown Stocking: and Other Tales of Bygone Days
||An autobiography, this book includes stories about Meacham, Oregon. The adventures of a young girl in the Blue Mountains are chronicled during the Great Depression through World War II. Stories include tales about a hog butchering, a "peanut shower" gone awry, and many more. It was both written and illustrated by the author, and very few copies of this rare edition were printed.
||Meacham: A Wide Spot on the Oregon Trail Where the Meadowlark Still Sings
||The history of Meacham, Oregon is told through personal letters, stories, and various other methods in this book. The author chronicles the time period when Meacham was founded, through the early years, during the Great Depression and World War II, and finally the modern day Meacham. Lifestyle, culture, and personal histories are described in this book that was both written and illustrated by the author.
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