Lois M. Gate Interview, March 16, 2002

Title

Lois M. Gate Interview, March 16, 2002

Interviewee

Lois M. Gates

Interviewer

Valerie K. Schafer and Dick Fichtler

Files

Download Transcript of Lois Gates Interview (136 KB)

Description

Lois Gates describes her family’s move to Garnet, Montana, in 1935 where they lived until 1939. She discusses attending school there from grades three to six. She recalls her father working in the Nancy Hanks mine as well as other mines in the area. Gates talks about putting on school plays, buying household supplies at Frank Davey’s store, and suffering from various illnesses as a child.

Archives and Special Collections holds only the transcript, not the audio, for this interview.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; Nancy Hanks mine; General stores, Montana; Frank Davey, Garnet, Montana

Original Date

3-16-2002

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Garnet Preservation Association Oral History Project, OH 379, 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 379-010

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 transcript (18 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_379_010.pdf

Lois M. Gate Interview, March 16, 2002

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