Discussion of electrical power shortage in Montana and the Havre-Shelby power line, May 12, 1949



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Senators James E. Murray and Mike Mansfield discuss possible solutions to the electrical power shortage in Montana

Item Type



Rural electrification--Montana.; Montana--Economic conditions.; United States--Economic conditions--1945-; United States--Foreign relations--1945-1953.

Date Created


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Mike Mansfield Political Speeches, Press Interviews, and Campaign Advertisements Audio Recordings, OH 022

Holding Institution

University of Montana. Mansfield Library. Archives and Special Collections

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights Holder

Copyright to this recording may be held by the University of Montana—Missoula. For more information, please contact Archives and Special Collections at the University of Montana, Mansfield Library.

Audio File Number

OH 022-310b

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 12-inch phonograph: analog + 1 transcript (6 pp.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:13:49 minutes

Local Filename

OH_022_310b.mp3; OH_022_310b.pdf

Digitization Information

Digitized audio from a cassette tape duplicate. Audio captured using a Nakamichi MR-2, 2-head professional cassette deck. The capture is controlled through Adobe Audition with sampling rates, 44100 hz, 32-bit float. Output is as follows: capture quality (real-time conversion), medium quality, none (dither); high-quality conversion, best quality (slowest), shaped (dither). File processed to WAV for preservation and MP3 for online access using Adobe Audition. The PDF files were OCR’d with Abbyy FineReader version 9.0.

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Discussion of electrical power shortage in Montana and the Havre-Shelby power line, May 12, 1949