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.
Missoula, Montana; Community service; Community building; K. Ross Toole; Public works projects
Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project, OH 036, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (20 p.: 28 cm.)
Kemmis, Daniel, "Daniel Kemmis Interview, September 8, 1986" (1986). Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project. 13.