Anne Needham Interview

Title

Anne Needham Interview

Interviewee

Anne Needham

Interviewer

Mary Melcher

Files

Download Transcript of Anne Needham Interview, July 1981 (457 KB)

Description

Anne Needham describes moving with her family from Iowa to Missoula, Montana, when she was six years old. She recalls the train ride to Montana with her mother and siblings on what was considered an “immigrant train”. She details how her mother managed a large family and the household all while encouraging Needham’s father obtained a college education. Needham reminisces about her first grade year in Missoula, as well as the chores she did as a child and her relationship with both parents. Needham talks about attending the University of Montana’s School of Journalism including descriptions of her classes and reporting on a boxing match for the Missoulian newspaper. Needham concludes by describing her school teaching career,which ended when she married, and her husband’s career working for the Anaconda Company.

For more information on Anne Needham, see oral history interview OH 049-058c,d.

Type

Book

Subjects

Missoula, Montana; Immigration, Montana; Women’s education, Montana; Women’s suffrage, Montana; University of Montana School of Journalism; Mining, Montana; Anaconda Company, Montana; Women teachers, Montana

Original Date

7-9-1981

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Montana Women’s Oral History Collection, OH 049, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

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

OH 049-058a,b

Media Type

Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (37 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_049_058_a_b.pdf

Anne Needham Interview

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