Tom Haines Interview, March 4, 1981

Interviewee

Tom Haines

Interviewer

Dale Johnson

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Description

Tom Haines talks about of his grocery store, the OK Trading Company, in Missoula, Montana. He describes the important role of the Missoula Mercantile which served as a wholesaler and financial adviser and institution to all Missoula area grocery stores. Haines discusses the effectiveness of the Red and White Corporation, a group of independent stores.

Dale L. Johnson serves as the primary interviewer with assistance from Barbara Parker and Susan Buchel.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Haines, Tom, 1903-1997 – Interviews; Grocers -- Montana -- Missoula – Interviews; Grocery trade -- Montana -- Missoula – History; Grocery shopping -- Montana -- Missoula – History; Delivery of goods -- Montana -- Missoula – History; OK Trading Company (Missoula, Mont.) – History; Missoula (Mont.) – History; Missoula Mercantile Company. Wholesale Grocery Department; Missoula Mercantile Company – History; Depressions -- 1929 -- Montana -- Missoula -- Personal narratives; Red and White Corporation (Missoula, Mont.); Western Wholesale Grocery Association

Original Date

3-4-1981

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Montana Businesses 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 051-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (17 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:38:05 minutes

Local Filename

OH_051_001.mp3; OH_051_001.pdf

Tom Haines Interview, March 4, 1981

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