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.
Butte, Montana; International Union of Mine, Mill, and Smelter Workers; Miner strikes
Butte Oral History Project, OH 098, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 098-038, OH 098-039
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (49 p.: 28 cm.)
Powers, Maurice, "Maurice "Sonny" Powers Interview, April 17, 1980" (1980). Butte Oral History Project. 18.