Richard Grace Interview, March 15, 1980

Interviewee

Richard P. Grace

Interviewer

Helen Bresler

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Butte, Montana; Columbia Gardens; Anaconda Copper Mining Company; Irish immigrants, Butte, Montana

Original Date

3-15-1980

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 098-025

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:58:57 minutes

Local Filename

OH_098_025.mp3; OH_098_025.pdf

Richard Grace Interview, March 15, 1980

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