Thomas Towe interview

Interviewee

Thomas Towe

Interviewer

Bob Brown

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Description

Interviewed by Bob Brown on February 10, 2006. 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 various events during his time in the legislature including the Montana Power Company and lobbyists, the Plant Siting Act, and the Education Trust. Thomas is a former Montana legislator.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Montana Power Company; Anaconda Company; Legislators

Original Date

2-10-2006

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Bob Brown Oral History Project OH-396, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH396-40

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (164 min.) : digital, WAV file (832 Mb), + 1 transcript (99 p. ; 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

164 minutes

Local Filename

oh396_40.mp3; OH396-40.pdf

Thomas Towe interview
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