Colleen Galvin Holzheimer
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In this interview, James 'Jim' Edward Gillespie of Great Falls states the difficulties of tracking down family members through history, as evidenced by his own search for his father's history, before arriving in Montana. He describes his father's work on the railroad in Milwaukee, his mother's Irish heritage, and his own travels to Ireland.
The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana OH-435, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
Gillespie, James, "James Gillespie interview" (2010). The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana. OH435_009.