Rose Mary Urbigkeit
Alexander George discusses the historical context that led to the boom of Greek immigrants in the United States during the early twentieth century. He describes his family history, detailing how his father immigrated in the United States in 1909 and moved to Missoula for a job in railway expansion. George also discusses the impact World War Two had on Greek immigrants in Montana, the early Greek community in Missoula, and customs and values within the community. He describes the different Greek families in Missoula, including marriages between Greek immigrants and non-Greek immigrants, and how Greek names were translated into English.
Greek immigration; Missoula, Montana; World War, 1939-1945
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 (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (14 p.: 28 cm.)
George, Alexander, "Alexander George Interview, March 12, 1986" (1986). Montana Communities Oral History Collection. 9.