Maurice

Interviewee

Maurice Powers

Interviewer

Mary Murphy

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Description

Maurice Powers discusses growing up and working in Butte, Montana. He describes his involvement with unions, specifically the International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers, during the early and mid-20th century. Powers details the union’s interactions with Montana State Legislature. He also provides specific context for several miner strikes as well as personal stories of union men and miners.

Type

Book

Subjects

Butte, Montana; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers; Miner strikes

Original Date

4-17-1980

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 098-038, OH 098-039

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (49 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:45:38 minutes

Local Filename

OH_098_038_039.mp3; OH_098_038_039.pdf

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