• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • George P. "Jiggs" Dahlberg Interview, August 18, 1987

    Dahlberg, George P

    George “Jiggs” Dahlberg discusses growing up in Butte, Montana, during the early 20th century. He describes attending the University of Montana-Missoula [then called Montana State University] and beco…

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  • Claudia Brown Interview, March 20, 2000

    Brown, Claudia

    Claudia Brown describes how growing up in Butte, Montana, and experiencing the Vietnam War, prompted her involvement in the peace movement. She discusses Missoula Women for Peace, the Jeannette Rankin…

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  • Elizabeth Christy Interview, May 13, 1980

    Christy, Elizabeth

    Elizabeth Christy discusses growing up in Butte, Montana, during the Great Depression. She describes the mining culture, Butte nightlife, the Columbia Gardens, and the Ringling Brothers Circus. She al…

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  • Ernie B. Corrick Interview, May 4, 1984

    Corrick, Ernie B

    Ernie B. Corrick, General Manager of the Rocky Mountain Timberlands Division for Champion International Corporation, discusses the major structural changes that took place in the company since he bega…

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  • Cecile M. Carleton Interview, March 13, 1990

    Carleton, Cecile M

    Cecile Carleton talks about her childhood in and around Butte, Montana, as the daughter of a Protestant Irish miner. She discusses the lack of educational opportunities for girls when she was a child…

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