LeRoy Robinson Interview, November 14, 2001

Interviewee

LeRoy Robinson

Interviewer

Valerie K. Schafer

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; Drummond, Montana; Great Depression; Hunting, Montana; General stores, Montana; Frank Davey, Garnet, Montana

Original Date

11-14-2001

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 379-004

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:25:39 minutes

Local Filename

OH_379_004.mp3; OH_379_004.pdf

LeRoy Robinson Interview, November 14, 2001

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