Daniel P. Kohr Interview, January 18, 2002


Daniel P. Kohr


Valerie K. Schafer



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Daniel Kohr recounts how his parents moved to Garnet, Montana, in 1945 or 1946. He talks about them moving away from Garnet in 1951 only to return for the summers. He discusses his relatives who lived there. He describes helping his father, who was a partner in the Mountain View mine and two other mines. Kohr describes the individual relatives who came to Garnet to work the mines and visit his family. He reminisces about their activities which included hunting, fishing, and gardening in order to remain self-sufficient. Kohr concludes by telling stories about the Dahls, and describing the merchandise left in Frank Davey’s story and the furnishings in the hotel and the blacksmith’s shop.


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Document Type

Oral History


Garnet, Montana; Mining, Montana; Mining towns, Montana; Ghost towns, Montana; Mountain View mine; General stores, Montana; Frank Davey, Garnet, Montana

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




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


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 379-008

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (23 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:32:03 minutes

Local Filename

OH_379_008.mp3; OH_379_008.pdf

Daniel P. Kohr Interview, January 18, 2002