Sarah O'Donnell Interview

Interviewee

Sarah O'Donnell

Interviewer

Bernadette Sweeney

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Description

In this interview, Sarah O’Donnell, whose mother died giving birth to her in Butte, Montana, recounts how her grandmother sent an aunt to bring O’Donnell back to Donegal after O’Donnell was born. She discusses being raised by her grandparents on a farm in Carndonagh, County Donegal, Ireland, and the difficulty of staying in touch with her cousin Rita in Butte.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Butte, Montana; Child birth; Irish immigrants; Carndonagh, County Donegal, Ireland; Women, childbirth

Original Date

7-17-2011

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana; Ireland

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 435-092

Media Type

Sound

Digital Format

audio/mp3

Run Time

00:57:22 minutes

Local Filename

OH_435_092.mp3

Sarah O'Donnell Interview
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