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Valerie Smith of Bozeman, Montana, recalls growing up in Dublin with an Irish Catholic mother and an Anglo-Irish Protestant father, her experiences with boarding school, and being separated from her family. She talks about how she came to be in the United states and why she stayed.
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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Smith, Valerie Danby, "Valerie Danby Smith Interview, October 31, 2011" (2011). The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana. OH 435-102.