Ada Powell Interview, December 3, 1994

Interviewee

Ada Powell

Interviewer

Julie Eklund

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Description

Ada Powell describes why she began her research on the Marcus Daly family, discussing the work that went into her first book, Dalys of the Bitterroot. Powell shares her research techniques and describes the local myths about Marcus Daly, along with March Daly’s life in the Bitterroot. She also discusses political and economic issues as they related to Daly, including water and land rights. Powell describes Daly’s influence in Montana, Canada, and European mining.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Marcus Daly; Bitterroot, Montana; Mining; Water Rights; Land Rights

Original Date

12-3-1994

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Montana Artists, Authors, and Journalists Oral History Collection, 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 332-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (11 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:46:31 minutes

Local Filename

OH_332_001.mp3; OH_332_001.pdf

Ada Powell Interview, December 3, 1994

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