Suzy Hunt Interview, January 5, 2007


Suzy Hunt


John "Jack" Rowan



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Suzy Hunt discusses the life of her friend, Judith “Judi” Larson Chapman. Hunt recalls meeting Chapman in the 1960s, when they were both single mothers lived in married student housing. She describes Chapman’s political activity and knowledge as a Democratic organizer, Chapman’s job as an aide for Representative Pat Williams in Washington, D.C., and her work for Head Start with various Montana tribal nations. Hunt discusses her time spent living with Chapman in Missoula, trips they took, and holidays they spent together. She recounts the end of Chapman’s life, as she died of a brain tumor, and relays intimate details of Chapman’s life.


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Document Type

Oral History


Chapman, Judith Larson; Williams, Pat; University of Montana, Missoula, Montana; Indian Affairs; Head Start; Montana tribal nations; Washington, D.C.; Clinton, Bill; Havasupai Tribe; Mount Sentinel, Missoula, Montana; Dolack, Monte; Cephas and Wiggins; Charlie B’s, Missoula, Montana; Brooke, Vivian; The Last Best Place; Woodstock, New York; U.S. Open; Arthur Ashe Stadium; Hunt, Suzy

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage




Original Collection

Montana Politics and Politicians Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library


Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 /

Oral History Number

OH 421-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:44:20 minutes

Local Filename

OH_421_001.mp3; OH_421_001.pdf

Suzy Hunt Interview, January 5, 2007