Ray Nelson Interview, April 10, 1988

Interviewee

Ray Nelson

Interviewer

Gladys Peterson

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

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

Original Date

4-10-1988

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Nelson Family Oral History Project, OH 221, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

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 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 221-002

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (23 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:01:34 minutes

Local Filename

OH_221_002.mp3; OH_221_002.pdf

Ray Nelson Interview, April 10, 1988

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