Valerie K. Schafer
LeRoy Robinson describes moving to Garnet, Montana, in 1937 with his family, his cousin, Lauris Robinson, and his cousin’s family. Robinson recalls his father staking out a claim and screening mine dumps until moving the family to Drummond, Montana, at the end of the Great Depression. He talks about the people he knew in Garnet, such as Pete Shipler, Frank Davey, Billy Liberty, and the Dahl family. Robinson describes his childhood activities which included hunting, doing chores, and traveling to Drummond and Missoula, Montana.
Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; Drummond, Montana; Great Depression; Hunting, Montana; 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 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)
Robinson, LeRoy, "LeRoy Robinson Interview, November 14, 2001" (2001). Garnet Preservation Society Oral History Project. 4.