Lester Robinson Interview, November 14, 2001

Interviewee

Lester Robinson

Interviewer

Valerie K. Schafer

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Description

Lester Robinson describes growing up in a family of three boys and four girls. He talks about how the family moved to Garnet, Montana, in 1937. Robinson describes the construction of the mine tunnels, discusses what it was like to help his father in the mine, and compares gold mining with phosphate mining. He reminisces about skiing in the winter, playing games during the summer, and getting an education in a one-room schoolhouse. He briefly mentions some of the people he knew in Garnet.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; Drummond, Montana; Great Depression

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 379-005

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (27 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

02:20:33 minutes

Local Filename

OH_379_005.mp3; OH_379_005.pdf

Lester Robinson Interview, November 14, 2001

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