Walter B. Gnose Interview, February 20, 1988
August R. Ore
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Walter Gnose discusses William R. Allen and his reputation throughout Wise River, Montana and Anaconda, Montana. He describes the Anaconda Mine and the Montana Southern Railroad during the Great Depression, as well as his day-to-day experiences living in Wise River. Gnose also discusses his decision to go into the grocery business, the opening of the Gnose Mercantile Company, and how the grocery business has changed throughout the 20th century.
The audio for this interview is very poor and has not been digitized.
Allen, William R., 1871-1953; Gnose, Walter B., 1909-1989; Montana Southern Railway Company; Dam failures -- Montana -- Wise River (Beaverhead County: Town); Depression, 1929-1939; Wise River (Beaverhead County, Mont.: Town); Grocery trade -- Montana – History; Silver mines and mining -- Montana – History; Anaconda (Mont.) – History; Elkhorn Mine (Coolidge, Mont.) – History; Coolidge (Mont.) -- History
Montana Communities Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (11 p.: 28 cm.)
Gnose, Walter B., "Walter B. Gnose Interview, February 20, 1988" (1988). Montana Communities Oral History Collection. 11.