Valerie K. Schafer
Lauris Robinson recounts how his family moved to Garnet, Montana, in 1937. He talks about his father working in the mines and working part-time himself to help out the family. He describes attending school in Garnet from grades five to eight and recalls the games he and classmates played, the school plays the performed, and the school band. Robinson discusses Frank Davey and his general store, the Boy’s Club, the residents of Garnet, and the neighboring towns.
Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; General stores, Montana; Education, 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 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (28 p.: 28 cm.)
Robinson, Lauris, "Lauris Robinson Interview, November 14, 2001" (2001). Garnet Preservation Society Oral History Project. 3.