Ray Nelson discusses his experiences living in the Rattlesnake area of Missoula, Montana. He describes his various careers working for the U.S. Forest Service, teaching, and working on the Fort Peck Dam during the Great Depression. Nelson also recalls the Prohibition era and flying with the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War Two.
Montana history; Missoula, Montana; Work history; Great Depression, 1929-1939; World War, 1939-1945; Prohibition; Rattlesnake area, Montana; U.S. Forest Service; Pilots; U.S. Army Air Corps
Nelson Family Oral History Project, OH 221, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (23 p.: 28 cm.)
Nelson, Ray, "Ray Nelson Interview, April 10, 1988" (1988). Nelson Family Oral History Project. 1.