Bill Gallagher and Ellen Gallagher Interview

Interviewer

Bernadette Sweeney

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Description

In this interview Bill Gallagher and Ellen Gallagher of Phillipsburg describe growing up in Anaconda, their Catholic education, and the Anaconda smelter. They talk about Irish cultural traditions that were part of their childhood, including a belief in banshees, participating in wakes, and learning Irish history in school.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Anaconda, Montana; Irish immigrants, Montana; Catholic Church; Irish culture; Irish traditions

Original Date

10-25-2010

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 435-012

Media Type

Sound

Digital Format

audio/mp3

Run Time

01:37:34 minutes

Local Filename

OH_435_012.mp3

Bill Gallagher and Ellen Gallagher Interview
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