Lois M. Gates Interview, March 16, 2002
Valerie K. Schafer and Dick Fichtler
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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.
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Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; Nancy Hanks mine; General stores, Montana; Frank Davey, Garnet, Montana
Garnet Preservation Association Oral History Project, OH 379, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 transcript (18 p.: 28 cm.)
Gates, Lois M., "Lois M. Gates Interview, March 16, 2002" (2002). Garnet Preservation Association Oral History Project. 10.