Valerie K. Schafer
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.
Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, 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
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (11 p.: 28 cm.)
Briggs, Sharon, "Sharon Briggs Interview, November 16, 2001" (2001). Garnet Preservation Association Oral History Project. 6.