• Jerome Anderson Interview, May 4, 2005

    Anderson, Jerome

    Jerome Anderson discusses his involvement in state politics and his relationship with other state politicians, beginning with recollections of his father's political career before turning to his first…

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  • Joe Mazurek Interview, September 25, 2008

    Mazurek, Joe

    Joe Mazurek begins with his involvement in ASUM while attending The University of Montana-Missoula. He briefly discusses influential politicians through his years in the Senate, the Montana Power Comp…

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  • Jack Gunderson Interview, April 21, 2005

    Gunderson, Jack

    Jack Gunderson recalls being raised in as a Democrat, the Farmers Union, the Farm Labor Coalition, the 1972 Constitutional Convention and its ongoing impact, Anaconda Company influence, and various le…

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  • Walking Bridge to the Smelter Over Black Eagle Dam

    Black and White photo of Boston and Montana Smelting Plant, walking bridge and power house, Great Falls, Montana.

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  • Daniel Kemmis Interview, December 9, 2009

    Kemmis, Daniel

    Daniel Kemmis reminisces about his family's politics and his college years at Harvard and how they influenced him to run for public office. He talks about Montana governors Tom Judge and Ted Schwinden…

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  • W. Gordon McOmber Interview, March 23, 2005

    McOmber, W. Gordon

    W. Gordon McOmber describes his affiliation with the Farmer's Union as a young politician, the effects of the Montana Power Company and the Anaconda Company on Montana politics, and his terms in the l…

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  • John D. Lynch Interview, August 25, 2008

    Lynch, John D

    John D. Lynch discusses his family history and the events leading up to his work in Montana politics. He describes campaigning in Butte, his work on the House Appropriations Committee, the influence o…

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  • Gordon Bennett Interview, June 8, 2005

    Bennett, Gordon

    Gordon Bennett begins by discussing his childhood in the Depression and drought era in Scobey, Montana, mentioning the desperation that led to the election of communists in the '30s. He talks about th…

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  • Lloyd C. "Sonny" Lockrem Interview, March 29, 2008

    Lockrem, Lloyd C

    Lloyd C. "Sonny" Lockrem of Billings, Montana, tells of early experiences that peaked his interest in politics and running for the legislature, including being in the Marine Corps and working in a fam…

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  • Eugene C. Tidball Interview, October 1, 2005

    Tidball, Eugene C

    Eugene C. Tidball discusses his work as the first director of the Montana Legislative Council, which attempted to make the legislative process more modern, functional and efficient. From there, he ass…

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  • Thomas Towe Interview, February 10, 2006

    Towe, Thomas

    Thomas Towe begins by telling various stories about the Copper Kings and the Anaconda Company. This leads to a discussion on the development of the coal tax bill and the coal trust fund. He recollects…

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  • Jack Galt and Louise Galt Interview, April 29, 2005

    Galt, Louise R, Galt, Jack

    Jack Galt and Louise Galt discuss their families' backgrounds in Montana politics and their own evolving political awareness and activity. Both give impressions of governors and legislators in Montana…

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  • Paul T. Ringling Interview, May 30, 2013

    Ringling, Paul T

    Paul Ringling discusses his grandfather, Alf T. Ringling, one of the five original brothers who started the Ringling Brothers Circus in Baraboo, Wisconsin, in 1884. He explains how the circus started…

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  • Robert S. Gilluly Interview, April 27, 2005

    Gilluly, Robert S

    Robert S. Gilluly begins with a discussion of his family's experience in journalism and then discusses his experiences working for The Great Falls Tribune, the Missoulian, and the Ravalli Republican.…

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  • Carle O'Neil Interview, March 18, 2005

    O'Neil, Carle

    Carle O'Neil discusses how his career began in politics, various legislators that were influential, various important issues in the legislature, and influences of the Anaconda Company and Montana Powe…

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  • The Anaconda Company as seen in Montana : a series of articles

    Pape, William J

    Reprinted from the Waterbury (Conn.) Republican of March 12-30, 1922. This series of 19 articles was published after the merger of the American Brass Company (based in Conn.) with the Anaconda Copper…

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  • Florence Stafferson Interview, August 1, 1977

    Stafferson, Florence

    Florence Stafferson describes her parents’ emigration from Sweden to Montana where her father opened a general store in Anaconda. She discusses her childhood growing up around the smokestack and smelt…

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  • Lloyd Crippen and R. Lewis Brown, Jr. Interview, April 4, 2005

    Crippen, Lloyd, Brown, R. Lewis, Jr

    Lloyd Crippen and R. Lewis Brown, Jr. describe how they became connected with the Anaconda Company, Crippen initially through his father-in-law and Brown after army service, law school and government…

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  • George Neff Interview, May 8, 1984

    Neff, George

    George Neff discusses logging camps, equipment and conditions, and labor-management problems at the Anaconda Copper Mining Company [ACM] before and after its sale to the Champion International Corpora…

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  • Robert Melvin Interview, March 17, 1980

    Melvin, Robert

    Robert Melvin discusses his experiences growing up in Butte, Montana, during the early 20th century. He describes his Irish parents and his father’s mining and involvement with the miners’ union. Melv…

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