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Irene Mavis of Butte, Montana, recalls how her father emigrated from Ireland, eventually coming to Butte in the early 1900s to work in the mines. She speaks about growing up around Butte, and the family and cultural connections she has in the area.
The interviewee's full birth date has been restricted in this interview.
The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana, OH 435, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Mavis, Irene, "Irene Mavis Interview, January 12, 2011" (2011). The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana. OH 435-034.