• Pat Williams Interview, November 20, 2015

    Williams, Pat

    Pat Williams remembers his childhood in Butte, Montana, and early tenure in the Montana state legislature in the mid-to-late 20th century. Williams recalls growing up working in his father’s restauran…

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  • Joseph Mussulman Interview, September 9, 2006

    Mussulman, Joseph Aggie

    Joseph Mussulman discusses moving to Missoula, Montana from Ripon, Wisconsin in 1957 and working for the University of Montana, Missoula in the School of Music. He explains his interest in the Rattles…

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  • Jerry Driscoll Interview, January 23, 2016

    Driscoll, Jerry

    Jerry Driscoll recounts highlights of his involvement in Montana government and politics as a labor union member and official, and a member of the Montana House of Representatives in the mid-to-late 2…

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  • John Lahr Interview, April 27, 2007

    Lahr, John

    John Lahr discusses the workings of the Montana Power Company during the 1960s up until the 1980s. Included are stories of interaction between former legislators, governors, and other lobbyists and su…

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  • Bob Marks Interview, January 11, 2008

    Marks, Robert L

    Bob Marks of Helena, Montana, describes how he became interested in politics at a young age and his affiliation with the Republican Party. He contrasts his campaign for election to the House of Repres…

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  • Ona Lake Interview, November 5, 2001

    Lake, Ona

    Ona Lake tells how she was born in Broadus, Montana, and then moved with her family around the northwest during throughout her childhood as her father tracked down work as a rural mail carrier and dai…

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  • Mike Halligan Interview, July 29, 2009

    Halligan, Mike

    Mike Halligan discusses his twenty years serving in the Montana State Senate and why he became involved in politics. He talks about fellow legislators Chet Blaylock, Jean Turnage, Francis Bardanouve,…

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  • Frances Logan Merriam papers, 1948-1972.

    Merriam, Frances Logan, 1899-1993

    Letter from Simon Rae Logan to Clifford Davis regarding the Knowles-Paradise project

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  • Clyde Hawks Interview, June 6, 2005

    Hawks, Clyde

    Clyde Hawks discusses his first congressional race in 1948 and many of the politicians he served with; the influence of the Anaconda Company and Montana Power Company on state politics and the lobbyis…

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  • Dan W. Harrington Interview, October 8, 2009

    Harrington, Dan William

    Dan W. Harrington discusses the Anaconda Company and its influence on Butte, mining operations, and Montana state politics. He describes the deregulation of electricity in the state and Montana Power…

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  • J. Michael Pichette Interview, May 5, 2005

    Pichette, J. Michael

    J. Michael Pichette describes working for Montana Congressmen Olson and Melcher in Washington, D.C.; organizing political campaigns for and general impressions of Montana politicians, including Govern…

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  • Power developments and properties of the Montana Power Co., Great Falls Power Co., and subsidiary companies

    Gray, C. P

    Shows completed and proposed dams, power plants, reservoirs, transmission lines, power substations, and electric railroads.

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  • Masonic Temple in Missoula, Montana

    Healy, Stan, 1918-1996

    Two trucks with extended booms, in front of the Masonic Temple and Montana Power Company Office on East Broadway, Missoula, Montana.

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  • Marjorie Dunstan Interview, April 23, 1980

    Dunstan, Marjorie

    Marjorie Dunstan describes growing up in a strong Norwegian community in Butte, Montana. She talks about visiting Butte’s Columbia Gardens and Holland Rink as well as the circuses that passed through…

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  • Victor O. "Vic" Reinemer Lecture, March 11, 1979

    Reinemer, Victor O

    Victor "Vic" Reinemer speaks at the University of Montana to students in K. Ross Toole’s graduate seminar. He discusses the energy crisis, focusing on what he believes to be the causes of the crisis a…

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  • Thomas Judge Interview, May 26, 2006

    Judge, Thomas L

    Thomas Judge describes how he became interested in politics as a young man and his eventual election to the legislature. He describes the influence of the Anaconda Company and the Montana Power Compan…

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  • Ward Shanahan Interview, March 10, 2005

    Shanahan, Ward

    Ward Shanahan provides various anecdotes about his time working as a railroad association lobbyist including: former governors, important issues, watering holes, the Anaconda Company and Montana Power…

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  • Masonic Temple in Missoula, Montana

    Healy, Stan, 1918-1996

    Two trucks with extended booms, in front of the Masonic Temple and Montana Power Company Office on East Broadway, Missoula, Montana.

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  • Jack Schiltz Interview, September 17, 2007

    Schiltz, Jack M

    Jack Schiltz describes the influence of the Montana Power Company and the Anaconda Company on Montana politics during the 1950s and his term on the Constitutional Convention. Schiltz is a former Monta…

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  • Montana Power dam in Milltown

    Catlin, Robert M

    The photograph, taken looking to the northeast, shows an oblique view of the Milltown Dam and surrounding area. The dam across the Blackfoot River is seen in the foreground. Duck Bridge is toward the…

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