Arlene Bateman discusses growing up during the Great Depression and her life experiences during World War Two. She describes her early life in North Dakota, moving to Missoula, Montana, when she was 12 years old, and becoming involved in forest recreation as a teenager. Bateman also discusses the bombing of Pearl Harbor, rationing, and the return of soldiers to Missoula following the end of the war.
World War, 1939-1945; Bombing of Pearl Harbor; War rationing; Missoula, Montana; Forest recreation
Montana Communities Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (4 p.: 28 cm.)
Bateman, Arlene, "Arlene Bateman Interview, April 10, 1994" (1994). Montana Communities Oral History Collection. 18.