• Byron Thrailkill Interview, August 3, 1983

    Thrailkill, Byron

    Byron Thrailkill, born in Bell Crossing, Montana, in 1895, discusses growing up in the Bitterroot Valley. He describes working on the railroads and in the Rocky Mountain Laboratories [RML], a Hamilton…

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  • Grace Leavitt Iman Interview, February 17, 1978

    Iman, Grace

    Grace Iman discusses her childhood attending Sleeping Child School in Ravalli County. She recalls some of her classmates as well as the box socials that her school hosted. Iman remembers everyday thin…

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  • Emma Van Blaricom Freeze Interview, circa 1978

    Freeze, Emma

    Emma Freeze talks about her childhood experiences and memories at the Roll School and in the Bitterroot Valley during the early 1900s. She talks about her first teacher as well as specific classmates…

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  • Glen Kohls Interview, circa 1978

    Kohls, Glen

    Dr. Glen Kohls discusses his career in entomology and disease research at the Rocky Mountain Laboratories from 1927-1969. He talks about the failed project of trying to infest ticks with parasites to…

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  • Mary Graves Welte Interview, February 19, 1981

    Welte, Mary

    Mary Welte describes her experiences homesteading in Montana. She recalls moving with her family on an immigrant train from Illinois to Montana when she was eleven years old. Welte discusses her fathe…

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  • John Howe, Jr. Interview, October 1984

    Howe, John, Jr

    John Howe, Jr. reminisces about the co-op creamery his father established in Stevensville, Montana, in 1910. He describes various aspects of the industry such as butter, cheese, and ice cream making p…

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  • Edna Johnson Thomas Interview, circa 1978

    Thomas, Edna

    Edna Johnson Thomas recounts her career as a school teacher in the Bitterroot Valley for 42 years during the early to mid-20th century. She describes the difficulties of being a 19-year-old woman teac…

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  • Malcolm Sizer Interview, March 1984

    Sizer, Malcolm

    Malcolm Sizer, who came to the Bitterroot Valley in 1922 from Castle Rock, Colorado, describes his role as a grower in the Bitterroot Valley apple and cherry industry during the early 20th century. Si…

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  • Margaret Woolaghan Nelson Interview, circa 1978

    Nelson, Margaret

    Margaret Woolaghan Nelson describes her childhood in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, during the early 1900s. She recalls her family moving to the valley from Butte, Montana, due to her father’s poor h…

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  • Anne Keeling Woodruff Interview, circa 1978

    Woodruff, Anne

    Anne Keeling Woodruff describes her experiences attending the Fairplay School in Ravalli County, Montana, during the early 1900s. She briefly discusses her parents’ origins and how they ended up in Mo…

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  • Nick Kramis Interview, circa 1978

    Kramis, Nick

    Nick Kramis recalls his experiences working for the Rocky Mountain Laboratories starting in the 1930s. He describes the work he did, infesting ticks with parasites in order to reduce the human populat…

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  • Guy "Brandy" Brandborg Interview, May 6, 1975

    Brandborg, Guy

    Guy Brandborg discusses the evolution of environmental awareness in western Montana. He describes the philosophy and organization of the U.S. Forest Service in the early and mid-twentieth century and…

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  • Golda Lewis Penner Langley Interview, circa 1978

    Langley, Golda

    Golda Langley discusses her career as a school teacher in rural Montana during the early to mid-20th century. She recalls her students for each year that she taught at different schools throughout Mon…

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  • Frank Rummel and Nina Rummel Interview, circa 1978

    Rummel, Frank, Rummel, Nina

    Frank Rummel describes the Fairplay School, also known as the Dutch Hill School, in Ravalli County, Montana. He talks about the teachers who worked there and the school programs that were available wh…

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  • Anne Keeling Woodruff Interview, circa 1978

    Woodruff, Anne

    Anne Keeling Woodruff discusses attending the Fairplay School in the early 1900s in the Bitterroot Valley. She describes box socials and the how young men jockeyed to buy the teacher’s box. She talks…

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  • Nick Kramis Interview, circa 1978

    Kramis, Nick

    Nick Kramis describes his early life and education in the Charlos Heights School, a one-room school in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, during the early 1910s. He recounts the struggles of being a seco…

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  • Jack Crutchfield and Virginia Crutchfield Welton Interview, circa 1978

    Crutchfield, Jack Massie, Welton, Virginia Denoon

    Jack Crutchfield and Virginia Crutchfield Welton talk about the formation of Hamilton, Montana, in the late 1890s and the roles their father, Charles Crutchfield, and Marcus Daly played in planning an…

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  • Kathryn Holloron Gibbons and Maxine Holloron Interview, February 17, 1978

    Gibbons, Kathryn, Holloron, Maxine

    Kathryn Gibbons and Maxine Holloron recall their childhood days in the early 1900s in the Corvallis area. They speak about their neighbors and classmates, recounting arguments they would get into with…

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  • Jeannette Summers Johnson Interview, circa 1978

    Johnson, Jeannette

    Jeannette Summers Johnson discusses her experiences as a schoolgirl in the late 1800s in the Bitterroot Valley as well as her family’s history. She recalls attending the one-room Skalkaho School and r…

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  • Albert E. J. Engel Interview, February 28, 1989

    Engel, Albert E. J

    Albert E. J. Engel recalls his childhood adventures in the Missouri Ozarks, which led to his interest in geology. He acknowledges Arthur Buddington as his greatest influence in the field and describes…

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