Daniel Kemmis Interview, September 8, 1986


Daniel Kemmis


Claire Rhein



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Daniel Kemmis talks about his life since serving in the Montana State Legislature. He discusses some new projects that he’s working on including a small business incubator and a community calendar for Missoula. He describes his efforts to encourage collaboration among community members are politically or ideologically opposed using projects such as the small business incubator as a starting point. Kemmis reflects on his decision to take a step back from direct political involvement as a legislator or public official. He notes that he has taken on a more administrative role overseeing operations and participating behind the scenes. Kemmis concludes by discussing colleagues and other leaders throughout the years who have now moved or passed away and the effect of those losses on the Missoula community.


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Document Type

Oral History


Missoula, Montana; Community service; Community building; K. Ross Toole; Public works projects

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project, OH 036, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


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 036-014

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (20 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:01:17 minutes

Local Filename

OH_036_014.mp3; OH_036_014.pdf

Daniel Kemmis Interview, September 8, 1986