This collection includes two interviews detailing the experiences of Missoula residents during World War II. The interviews were conducted in 1987 by Gladys Peterson. The interviewees discuss rationing, military service, and U.S. national pride in relation to the war effort. The original interviews are held as Oral History collection OH 168 at Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula.
This collection includes 2 interviews.
Guy Rogers and Marie Rogers
Guy Rogers discusses starting the Charlie Russell Riders, an equestrian drill team for young adults in Missoula, Montana, in 1956, because his daughters were interested in horse riding. He describes the choreography and maneuvers the team practiced as well as their success in state competitions. ... Read More
Tom Haines speaks about his experiences living in Missoula and owning a grocery store during World War Two as well as his political career serving in the Montana State Legislature during the 1950s. He recalls the effects of food rationing and the OPA [Office of ... Read More