This collection includes two interviews detailing the history of Serbian immigrant life in Butte, Montana. The interviews were conducted in 2003 by Allison Fromm. The interviewees discuss the Serbian immigrant community in Butte, the role of the Serbian Orthodox Church and the Serbian lodges in the lives of community members, the relationships between different ethnic communities in Butte, and the difficulty of emigrating from Serbia to the United States. The original interviews are held as Oral History collection 420 at Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula.
This collection includes 2 interviews.
Danica Duletich, Bratislav Bratso Krsic, John Sepcevich, Milan Marsenich, and Marko Lucich Interview, February 22, 2003
Danica Duletich, Bratislav Bratso Krsic, John Sepcevich, Milan Marsenich, and Marko Lucich
Danica Duletich, Father Bratislav Krsic, John Sepcevich, Milan Marsenich, and Marko Lucich discuss the history of Serbian immigration to Butte, Montana, during the 20th century. Marsenich shares the story of how his father and uncle came to Montana, and then Butte. Duletich recalls immigrating as ... Read More
Dan S. Radoman
Dan Radoman briefly discusses how his parents emigrated from Serbia to Butte, Montana. He talks about some Serbian traditions, including slava, and his father working as a miner. Radoman also recalls how he began working in the Butte mines after he finished grade school. He ... Read More