Sharon Briggs Interview, November 16, 2001

Interviewee

Sharon Briggs

Interviewer

Valerie K. Schafer

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Description

Sharon McDonald Briggs talks about her father, a miner in Garnet, Montana, and her mother, a schoolteacher. Briggs describes how her family moved to Garnet in the early 1940s, leaving after a year, then returning in the early 1950s. She recalls playing in Frank Davey’s general store after he died, renovating her parents’ old cabin, and visiting with Mrs. Dahl.

The interviewee's full birth date has been restricted in both the audio and transcript for this interview.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; General stores, Montana; Frank Davey, Garnet, Montana

Original Date

11-16-2001

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 379-006

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (11 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:33:41 minutes

Local Filename

OH_379_006.mp3; OH_379_006.pdf

Sharon Briggs Interview, November 16, 2001

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