Monte Turner and Mary Staninger
H. Elmer Kirkemo, who came to Missoula in 1920 and got his architect license in 1924, recounts his work as a draftsman for A. J. Gibson on the Wilma building. Over his 40 years as an architect, he estimates that he built 294 buildings, including the Thornton Hospital, the Marcus Daly Hospital, the Liberal Arts and Forestry buildings on the University of Montana campus, the University Congregational Church and many others in western Montana and Idaho.
Architects, Montana Missoula; Architecture Idaho; Architecture Montana; Daly family; Ole Bakke; H. Elmer Kirkemo; Gibson, A. J. (Albert John), 1862-1928
Montana Businesses Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (35 p.: 28 cm.)
Kirkemo, H. Elmer, "H. Elmer Kirkemo Interview, September 23, 1986" (1986). Montana Businesses Oral History Collection. 6.