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Shirley Wales of Missoula, Montana, recalls growing up in Helmville, Montana, 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 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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Wales, Shirley, "Shirley Wales Interview, October 26, 2010" (2010). The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana. OH 435-014.