• Irene Callahan Interview, February 17, 1986

    Callahan, Irene

    Callahan discusses her nurses’ training in the 1920s and ‘30s, as well as her career in nursing in Montana throughout the 1900s. She speaks about changes in pay, the different positions she held as a…

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  • James C. Garlington Interview, October 18, 1984

    Garlington, James C

    Garlington discusses the effect of the Depression on the practice of law in Missoula and the general effects on Montana. He includes biographical data.This audio has not been transcribed, but a tape c…

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  • Russell L. Neal and Elaine Neal Interview, September 18, 1984

    Neal, Russell L, Neal, Elaine

    Russell and Elaine Neal discuss Missoula's West side--the Lowell and Whittier school areas--and the effects of the Depression on the teachers and families in the area. They speak about the effects org…

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  • Tom Haines Interview, April 8, 1985

    Haines, Tom

    Tom Haines discusses moving in and out of Montana before buying the OK Trading Company on South Fifth in 1932. He talks about how his business functioned during the height of the Depression, how credi…

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  • Lora Jean Simmons Interview, March 21, 1990; April 4, 1990

    Simmons, Lora Jean

    Interview with Lora Jean Simmons.This interview hasn't been transcribed yet.

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  • E. Doris Tayer Interview, June 27, 1991

    Tayer, E. Doris

    Interview with E. Doris Tayer.This interview hasn't been transcribed yet.

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  • Pearl E. Robbins Interview, January 23, 1992

    Robbins, Pearl E

    Interview with Pearl E. Robbins.This interview hasn't been transcribed yet.

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  • Winfield Page and Alice Page Interview, November 15, 1985

    Page, Winfield, Page, Alice

    Winfield and Alice Page speak about the effects of the Depression on their personal lives, touching on education, careers, and wages. They speculate on the politics of the 1920s and ‘30s, both locally…

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  • Bill Potter Interview, December 17, 2005

    Potter, Bill

    Bill Potter describes coming to Montana in the early 20th century with his parents. He recalls the family homestead and the time they spent camping and backpacking in the Mission Mountains. Potter dis…

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  • Winfield Page and Alice Page Interview, December 11, 1985

    Page, Winfield, Page, Alice

    Winfield and Alice Page speak about the effects of the Depression on their personal lives, touching on education, careers, and wages. They speculate on the politics of the 1920s and ‘30s, both locally…

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  • Cornelius B. Phillip Interview, circa 1984

    Phillip, Cornelius B

    Cornelius Philip discusses Rocky Mountain Laboratories [RML] in Montana during the 1930s. He talks about the Rocky Mountain spotted fever outbreak, which led to the development of the spotted fever va…

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  • Mark Gibbons Interview, November 1, 2018

    Gibbons, Mark

    Mark Gibbons discusses his nearly 15-year friendship with Butte, Montana poet Ed Lahey, author of The Blind Horses and The Thin Air Gang. Gibbons talks about first meeting Lahey in 1996 at the Garden…

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  • Bessie K. Monroe Interview, circa 1978

    Monroe, Bessie K

    Bessie K. Monroe recalls the origins of the Darby School in the Bitterroot Valley in 1888, which was originally housed in a homesteader’s cabin. She talks about the first teachers at the school as wel…

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  • Arthur J. Mosby Interview, circa 1960s

    Mosby, Arthur J

    Arthur J. Mosby, the husband of Ruth Greenough, discusses the history of the Greenough Mansion and talks about efforts to move the mansion to the Leisure Highlands Golf Course, in Missoula, Montana’s…

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  • Lora Jean Simmons Interview, April 11, 1990; April 18, 1990

    Simmons, Lora Jean

    Interview with Lora Jean Simmons.This interview hasn't been transcribed yet.

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  • James Carter and Billie Carter Interview, August 8, 1985

    Carter, James, Carter, Billie

    The Carters talk of their lives as young adults during the Depression in Montana and Utah. They discuss the community activities in Missoula, the daily sacrifices they had to make, and the effects the…

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  • Harvey Connole Interview, September 5, 1978

    Connole, Harvey

    Harvey Connole, who worked at the Clark Mansion in Butte, Montana, talks about his acquaintance with “Copper King” and Montana politician William. A. Clark and Clark’s son, William. A. Clark, Jr. Conn…

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  • Sarah Caroline Ross Johnston Interview, January 6, 1988

    Ross Johnston, Sarah Caroline

    Sarah Caroline Ross Johnston speaks about her life beginning in the late 1800s, and her family’s history in Montana and Illinois. She recalls her childhood and her education, which included her attend…

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  • Joseph "Joe" Zelezny Interview, August 13, 1954 and August 31, 1954

    Zelezny, Joseph

    Joseph “Joe” Zelezny talks about his experiences as one of the first homesteaders on Flathead Lake, near Rollins, Montana. He describes moving to the area in 1899 by covered wagon, building a log cabi…

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  • Mildred Dufresne Interview, October 11, 1984

    Dufresne, Mildred

    Mildred Dufresne discusses her experiences as a mother and school teacher during the Great Depression primarily in Bonner, Montana. Dufresne recalls how her family left their small farm in Missouri in…

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