Montana Community Story Project

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Ray Campeau shares childhood memories of the multicultural Butte community

Ray Campeau recalls the Serbian celebration of Mesopust, the coming of the interstate, his family's heritage, and the round-the-clock hardworking miners in Butte.

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Jane Wolery talks about her memories of the Joplin, Montana Community Hall and “the importance of a place for people to gather.”

Jane Wolery talks about her memories of the Joplin, Montana Community Hall as a way to build community; "I think about the importance of a place for people to gather in communities ...community halls are so fundamental" to a thriving...

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Dr. John Heetderts recalls his Montana childhood, Bozeman in the 1930s, and his wonderful father.

Founder of the Bozeman Clinic, Dr. John Heetderts, now 91 years old, remembers growing up in Montana in the first half of the 20th century.

42:04
Bernice Herman, 103 years old, shares homesteading stories and a very memorable fishing story

Bernice Herman, 103 of Glasgow, Montana, shares stories of her youth, education, and grandparents.

39:07
BETTY COLLINS, JANET RICE, AND DOROTHY TAYLOR SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCES AS SISTERS GROWING UP IN BROADUS, MONTANA

The three sisters Betty, Janet, and Dorothy talk about their lives and everything from happiness to love to gardening, and everything in between.

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KEN JOHNSTONE SHARES HIS LIFE IN BROADUS MONTANA

Ken Johnstone describes his move to Broadus Montana, and his life thereafer, from working on cars to helping his brother with ranching.

17:15
TED SMITH TALKS ABOUT GROWING UP IN BROADUS, MONTANA

Ted Smith details his life growing up on a ranching homestead in Broadus. He talks about his family, ranch, and everything in between.

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CHARLES CARTER TALKS ABOUT HIS LIFE IN BROADUS, MONTANA

Charles Carter shares with us the story of his life homesteading and living in Broadus, Montana with his family.

25:05
MARY SCHAFFER SHARES HER LIFE IN BROADUS, MONTANA

Mary Schaffer shares with us her childhood growing up in Broadus and how her family ended up there.

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Bear Dan McKinney shares stories of life in the West, his move to Montana, and fly fishing.

Bear Dan McKinney discusses the experiences of his New Mexican childhood and his eventual move to Montana. He credits his father with his formula for a happy life.

30:57
VIRGINIA LEE ROBINSON TALKS ABOUT HER LIFE IN BROADUS, MONTANA

Virginia Lee Robinson describes the various ordeals she overcame growing up to get her education.

21:01
VERA CLEMENTS DETAILS HER LIFE IN BROADUS

Born in Wyoming, Vera describes her early memories on the ranch. In 1960, her and her family moved to Broadus.

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ANNE AMSDEN TALKS ABOUT HER LIFE IN BROADUS

Anne Amsden details her life leading up to coming to Broadus and the many stories she has from living there.

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