Aili Maki Goldberg Interview, March 22, 1980

Interviewee

Aili Goldberg

Interviewer

Mary Murphy

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Description

Aili Goldberg describes growing up as a part of the Finnish community in Butte, Montana. She recalls her mother’s work as a cook in a boarding house, the types of food her mother prepared for the guests, and the working conditions for women in boarding houses. Goldberg discusses the rise and fall of boarding house popularity during the mid-20th century as well as work opportunities available to women. She talks about the role of organized labor in Butte and the relationships among various Butte neighborhoods.

Goldberg's husband, Clarence Goldberg, participates occasionally during the interview.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Butte, Montana; Boarding houses; Organized labor; Women’s employment

Original Date

3-22-1980

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Butte Oral History Project, OH 098, 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 098-020, OH 098-021

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (35 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:31:45 minutes

Local Filename

OH_098_020_021.mp3; OH_098_020_021.pdf

Aili Maki Goldberg Interview, March 22, 1980

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