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 talks about being a member of a Serbian lodge before joining the International Workers Organization [IWO] lodge and how its membership was made up solely of other Serbians. Radoman describes how the IWO lodge in Butte was shut down over concerns that it was being run by Communists.
Butte, Montana; Serbia; Serbian immigrations, United States; Serbian lodge; International Workers Organization [IWO]; Communism; Mining; Slava
Serbian Immigrants in Butte Oral History Project, OH 420, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (90 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)
Radoman, Dan S., "Dan. S. Radoman Interview, circa November 2003" (2003). Serbian Immigrants in Butte Oral History Project. 2.