Helmi Hannuksela Jackson Interview

Title

Helmi Hannuksela Jackson Interview

Interviewer

Mary Murphy

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Description

Helmi Jackson describes her childhood in Finland and how her mother died when Helmi was only three. Jackson talks about visiting her sister in 1923 in Butte, Montana, and deciding to stay. She recalls working as a waitress in a boarding house in Butte and meeting her first husband there. She talks about taking extra work as a housemaid during the Great Depression when her husband couldn’t get a job. Jackson describes becoming a boarding house proprietor after her husband died and later remarrying.

No audio of this interview exists. The interviewer took notes and produced summary of the interview.

Type

Book

Subjects

Butte, Montana; Immigration, Montana; Finnish immigrants; Boarding houses; Great Depression

Original Date

3-27-1980

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 098-026

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 transcript (2 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_098_026.pdf

Helmi Hannuksela Jackson Interview

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