Mary Lou Gilman Interview

Interviewee

Mary Lou Gilman

Interviewer

Sandra Williamson

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Description

In this interview, Mary Lou Gilman of Great Falls describes her childhood, education and work history, as well as her marriage, family, and ethnicity. She recalls her family history, originating in Tipperary, and her great grandfather, John Egan, leaving in 1849-50. Gilman discusses why she studied Irish language and dance, and the history of the Irish language program at University of Montana in Missoula.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Great Falls, Montana; Irish immigrants, Montana; Tipperary, Ireland; University of Montana-Missoula

Original Date

8-19-2010

Time Period

Twentieth century

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

OH 435-005

Media Type

Sound

Digital Format

audio/mp3

Run Time

02:43:43 minutes

Local Filename

OH_435_005.mp3

Mary Lou Gilman Interview
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