Catherine White Byrd Interview, circa 1978

Interviewee

Catherine Byrd

Interviewer

Mary Bielenberg

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Description

Catherine White Byrd discusses her childhood experiences and family life in Hamilton, Montana, in the early 1900s. She remembers attending school in Hamilton as well as the development of Hamilton as a town, including the transition from wooden to cement sidewalks and major fires that occurred. Byrd discusses her family’s history and the creation of the Ravalli County Bank, which her grandfather owned and operated. She also recalls the Daly family’s relationship with her family and describes the bridge luncheons Mrs. Daly hosted.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Hamilton, Montana; Marcus Daly; Marcus Daly, family; Daly Mansion, Hamilton, Montana; Ravalli Hotel; Banking; William Wallace McCracken; Bankers, Montana; Ravalli County Bank; Hamilton cultural events; Charles Crutchfield; Bitterroot Valley, Montana; Ravalli County, Montana

Original Date

1978

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 120, 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 120-005a

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.) analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:29:23 minutes

Local Filename

OH_120_005_a.mp3; OH_120_005_a.pdf

Catherine White Byrd Interview, circa 1978

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