• William "Bill" Fox Interview, September 1, 1989

    Fox, William

    William Fox discusses the colonial and classical architectural style of the U.S. Forest Service buildings. He describes the architectural style of the Darby Ranger Station and the Plains Ranger Statio…

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  • Godfrey "Bob" Johnson Interview, September 1994

    Johnson, Godfrey

    Godfrey Johnson discusses working a series of seasonal jobs after leaving home at the age of 15. He describes living as a hobo during the Great Depression, marrying and settling down in Great Falls, M…

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  • Ann Nelson Interview, April 10, 1988

    Nelson, Ann

    Ann Nelson discusses growing up in the Rattlesnake area of Missoula, Montana, on a 50-acre homestead during the early 20th century. She describes her education at the Prescott School and at the Lincol…

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  • Willis Hill Interview, April 6, 1990

    Hill, Willis

    Willis Hill recalls his childhood in Minnesota, Canada, and Montana. He describes working for a dragline outfit based in Lovell, Wyoming, building roads and digging canals in the Cody and Jackson Hole…

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  • Burton Appleton Interview, August 8, 1987

    Appleton, Burton

    Burton Appleton discusses his experiences as an enrollee in the Civilian Conservation Corps [CCC]. He describes serving at a camp in Glacier National Park, Montana, from 1939 to 1940 and the facets of…

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  • Carmelita Stokan Interview, March 24, 1986

    Stokan, Carmelita

    Carmelita Stokan describes growing up during the 1920s and ’30 and moving from town to town in Washington and Montana with her family. She recalls how her childhood was particularly difficult and how…

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  • Rhoda Richardson Interview, March 24, 1977

    Richardson, Rhoda

    Rhoda Richardson discusses her parents’ childhoods, their marriage, and the jobs her father took before the family moved to Lothrop, Montana. She describes how her close relationship with her mother a…

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  • Eunice Morris Brown Interview, September 28, 1995

    Brown, Eunice Morris

    Eunice Brown discusses growing up in the Potomac Valley in Montana. She recalls her happy childhood and her early education, which was delayed by a two-year long case of rheumatic fever. She talks abo…

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  • Arthur Lemuel "Mutt" Mowatt Interview, June 28, 1994

    Mowatt, Arthur Lemuel

    Lemuel “Mutt” Mowatt speaks on his family history throughout the United States of America, dating back four generations to his great grandparents. He speaks on his father’s business ventures in Victor…

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  • Fred Cormier Interview, circa 1975-1976

    Cormier, Fred

    Fred Cormier identifies people, buildings, and locations in old photographs from Frenchtown, Montana, where he grew up in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. He discusses the lumber, farming, and…

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  • Edward B. Dugan Interview, February 21, 1991

    Dugan, Edward B

    Edward Dugan discusses the history of the journalism building and department at the University of Montana, Missoula. He describes the importance of advertising in newspapers, the source and process of…

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  • Vincent "Vince" Simons Interview, November 1988

    Simons, Vincent "Vince"

    Vincent “Vince” Simons describes moving to Montana from South Dakota by hopping a boxcar in 1931 in hopes of finding a lucrative job as a miner during the Great Depression. Simons recalls finding a jo…

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  • Laurence Driscoll Interview, December 11, 1979

    Driscoll, Laurence

    Laurence Driscoll describes the town of D'Aste, Montana, which was established in 1910 on a 160 acre homestead plot and consisted mostly of a store, school, pool hall and the mission church. Driscoll…

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  • Adelaine Midgett Interview, September 19, 1991

    Midgett, Adelaine

    Adelaine Stillings Midgett describes attending the University of Montana (UM) during the early 1930s and graduating with a degree in library economy. She talks about her career as librarian and some o…

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  • Jean Dickson Jonkel Reminiscence, circa 2000

    Jonkel, Jean

    In this self-recorded reminiscence, Jean Jonkel, who graduated from the University of Montana [UM] in 1940, recounts her experiences at the University and the professors she enjoyed such as J.P. Rowe…

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  • Charles Campbell Lecture, April 2000

    Campbell, Charles

    Charles Campbell gives a brief lecture on his childhood up in Bonner, Montana, during the 1920s and 1930s. He explains that Bonner was an Anaconda Copper Mining Company [ACM] town, with a company stor…

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  • Barbara Ferretti Interview, August 10, 1981

    Ferretti, Barbara

    Barbara Ferretti discusses growing up in Anaconda, Montana, and the relationship between different nationalities in Anaconda as well as her memories of speaking Croatian in the home and the effect it…

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  • Joseph Paul Caffrey Interview, September 1, 1993

    Caffrey, Joseph Paul

    Paul Caffrey recalls attending the Sweeney School of Aviation in Kansas City, Kansas and learning how to fly planes and work on airplane engines. He also describes trying to find work in Kansas City d…

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  • Florence Murray Tubbs Interview, October 24, 1982

    Tubbs, Florence Murray

    Florence Murray Tubbs recalls her family’s experiences in moving to and living in rural Montana in the early 1900s. She describes how her father obtained a homestead near Belt and Raynesford, Montana…

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  • Robert T. "Bob" Pantzer Interview, July 9, 1991

    Pantzer, Robert T

    Robert T. Pantzer speaks about three distinct phases of his time at the University of Montana (UM) from the 1930s to the 1970s. He remembers his student years as a carefree time where students had few…

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