The Life And Times Of Ralph H. Olson Surviving The Great Depression In Montana's Flathead Valley

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Authors
Pepe, Megan
Advisor
Robert Swartout
Valerie Gager
Al Quist
Editor
Date of Issue
1996-04-01
Subject Keywords
Montana, history, Flathead Valley
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Citation
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Title
The Life And Times Of Ralph H. Olson Surviving The Great Depression In Montana's Flathead Valley
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Abstract
Even though this work is not a full biography of Ralph Olson's life, I have written it about him and the kind of life he experienced working a small farm as a young man. His life experiences during the 1920s and 1930s, as related to me by his wife and his daughter, my great-grandmother and my grandmother, have been invaluable to me in two ways. Not only have they given me a starting point in my look at the Kalispell area in the thirties, but they have also given me a much clearer picture of who and what my great-grandfather was and continues to be in the minds of those who knew him.
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Degree Awarded
Bachelor's
Semester
Spring
Department
History