Arthur Deschamps describes the history of Frenchtown, Montana. He discusses his distant French-Canadian ancestors, the Lewis and Clark Expedition, missionary work in Frenchtown, and the discovery of gold in Montana.
Montana history; Gold rush; Lewis and Clark Expedition; French-Canadian ancestry; Frenchtown, Montana
Montana Communities 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 (11 p.: 28 cm.)
Deschamps, Arthur, "Arthur Deschamps Interview, August 27, 1991" (1991). Montana Communities Oral History Collection. 17.