Harvey Connole, who worked at the Clark Mansion in Butte, Montana, talks about his acquaintance with “Copper King” and Montana politician William. A. Clark and Clark’s son, William. A. Clark, Jr. Connole describes seeing Clark, Sr. shortly before his death, and how the mansion’s cook predicted the senator’s death. Connole briefly describes Clark, Jr.’s generosity with money, and mentions the illegitimate son Clark, Jr. fostered and Clark, Sr. considered adopting.
Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925; Clark, William Andrews, 1877-1934; Clark family; Capitalists and financiers, Montana biography; Butte, Montana
Montana Communities Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (60 min.): analog + 1 transcript (5 p.: 28 cm.)
Connole, Harvey, "Harvey Connole Interview, September 5, 1978" (1978). Montana Communities Oral History Collection. 31.