Agnes Cramer discusses growing up in the boarding houses where her mother worked in Butte, Montana. She describes meeting her husband in 1929, working in boarding houses until 1945, and the gradual decline in popularity that boarding houses faced during the mid-20th century. Cramer also reminisces about visiting Butte’s Columbia Gardens and Lake Avoca as a child.
Butte, Montana; Boarding houses; Columbia Gardens; Lake Avoca
Butte Oral History Project, OH 098, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (28 p.: 28 cm.)
Cramer, Agnes, "Agnes Mattson Cramer Interview" (1980). Butte Oral History Project. 6.