Margaret Cunningham Interview

Title

Margaret Cunningham Interview

Interviewee

Margaret Cunningham

Interviewer

Helen Bresler

Files

Download Transcript of Margaret Cunningham Interview (305 KB)

Description

Margaret Cunningham describes growing up in Butte, Montana during the early 20th century. She talks about her social life, working as a clerk, and living through the Great Depression. Cunningham discusses Butte’s Columbia Gardens, dance halls and entertainment venues as well as the different local businesses that shaped Butte’s culture. She describes the different neighborhoods in Butte, including Walkerville, Centerville, String Town, and Butcher Town.

The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Book

Subjects

Butte, Montana; the Great Depression; Columbia Gardens; Walkerville; Centerville; String Town; Butcher Town; Works Progress Administration [WPA]

Original Date

4-24-1980

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 098-014, OH 098-015

Media Type

Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_098_014_015.pdf

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