Richard Grace describes growing up and working in Butte, Montana, during the early to mid-20th century. He talks about various sports teams in Butte, the Columbia Gardens, and the entertainment available in the city during his childhood. Grace discusses labor issues in Butte, detailing the influence of the Anaconda Company in shaping the lifestyles of Butte citizens. He also talks at length about the Irish identity in Butte and its influence on the town’s culture.
Butte, Montana; Columbia Gardens; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Irish immigrants, Butte, Montana
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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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)
Grace, Richard P., "Richard Grace Interview, March 15, 1980" (1980). Butte Oral History Project. 25.