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In this interview, Shirley Wales of Missoula recalls growing up in Helmville on a ranch and the work her family did to get by. She describes the farm and the special gates they made to allow them opened from horseback, as well as the importance of religion in their lives.
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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Oral History Number
Wales, Shirley, "Shirley Wales interview" (2010). The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana. OH435_014.