Godfrey Johnson discusses working a series of seasonal jobs after leaving home at the age of 15. He describes living as a hobo during the Great Depression, marrying and settling down in Great Falls, Montana, and getting work with the Great Northern Railway. Johnson also explains the relationship between the engineers and firemen working with the railroad.
Early twentieth century history; Great Depression, 1929-1939; Great Falls, Montana; Personal account; Life reminiscence; Great Northern Railway; Great Northern Railway employees
Unions and Labor 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 (28 p.: 28 cm.)
Johnson, Godfrey, "Godfrey "Bob" Johnson Interview, September 1994" (1994). Unions and Labor Oral History Collection. 9.