George P.

Interviewee

George P. Dahlberg

Interviewer

David "Dave" Guffey

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Description

George “Jiggs” Dahlberg, reminisces about specific players, field fights, and mishaps that occurred during his time as Athletic Director during the 1940s. He describes the process of out-of-state recruiting, the evolution of the athletic department funds, and athletic equipment that the team’s used. Dahlberg also recalls his best players, his experiences dealing with racism in Billings, Montana, and the administrative changes that he implemented within the University’s Athletics Department.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Dahlberg, George P. “Jiggs”; University of Montana, Missoula, Montana; Montana State University, Missoula, Montana; Missoula, Montana; Football coach; Basketball coach; Athletics Department, University of Montana; Racism, sports

Original Date

8-19-1987

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

George P. “Jiggs” Dahlberg Interviews Oral History Project, OH 191, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and 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 191-003

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (32 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:40:07 minutes

Local Filename

OH_191_003.mp3; OH_191_003.pdf

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