K. Ross Toole and Pat Morris
Harry Oscar “H.O.” Bell relates his involvement with automobiles and the automobile industry from 1901 to 1966. He discusses early automobiles and talks about opening his own Ford dealership in Missoula, Montana, in 1915. Bell describes the attitudes of the Ford Motor Company towards product quality and advertising. He also talks about the effects of automobiles and automobile owners on the development of roads in Montana.
Ford Motor Company; Montana Automobile Association; Automobile dealers, Montana; Automobile industry and trade history, Montana; Automobiles, history; Roads, Montana
Harry Oscar “H.O.” Bell Interviews Oral History Project, OH 024, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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Oral History Number
1 reel-to-reel analog + 1 transcript (22 p.: 28 cm.)
Bell, Harry Oscar, "Harry Oscar "H.O." Bell Interview, December 13, 1965" (1965). Harry Oscar “H.O.” Bell Interviews Oral History Project. 1.