Pat Williams Interview, May 12, 1997

Title

Pat Williams Interview, May 12, 1997

Interviewee

Pat Williams

Interviewer

Dale Johnson

Files

Download Transcript of Pat Williams Interview, May 12, 1997 (92 KB)

Description

Pat Williams describes his early childhood in Butte, Montana and spending time with his maternal grandmother, an Irish immigrant who told him stories of her immigration to America. He discusses how living in Butte, Montana, shaped his political views due to Butte’s culture of political engagement. Williams also recalls how his management of the multi-state vocational Mountain Plans Education and Economic Development Program at the Glasgow Airforce Base, shaped his understanding of the welfare system and unemployment in the United States.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Pat Williams; U.S. legislator; Irish immigrants, Butte, Montana; Mountain Plains Education and Economic Development Program; U.S. welfare policy; Glasgow Airforce Base, Montana

Original Date

5-12-1997

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Pat Williams Wilderness Interviews Oral History Project, OH 362, 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 362-005

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (3 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:14:37 minutes

Local Filename

OH_362_005.mp3; OH_362_005.pdf

Pat Williams Interview, May 12, 1997

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