James Gillespie interview

Interviewee

James Gillespie

Interviewer

Colleen Galvin Holzheimer

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Description

In this interview, James 'Jim' Edward Gillespie of Great Falls states the difficulties of tracking down family members through history, as evidenced by his own search for his father's history, before arriving in Montana. He describes his father's work on the railroad in Milwaukee, his mother's Irish heritage, and his own travels to Ireland.

Type

Oral History

Original Date

9-9-2010

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana OH-435, Archives and Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Non-exclusive copyright to this collection including individual interviews is held 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

OH435_009

Media Type

Sound

Digital Format

audio/mp3

Run Time

38 minutes

Local Filename

oh435_009.mp3

James Gillespie interview
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