• Dennis Tanberg Interview, September 12, 1997

    Tanberg, Dennis

    Dennis Tanberg of Harlowtown, Montana, describes the geography of the Crazy Mountains, particularly the Loco Peak area. He describes some practical details of mountain sheepherding, such as food cachi…

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  • Grace Woods Interview, circa November 1979

    Woods, Grace

    Grace Woods recalls the living on a ranch in Silver Star, Montana, when rural electrification was implemented. She talks about the difficulty of getting electricity because of the location of her fami…

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  • Glenn Lillegard Interview, September 16, 1997

    Lillegard, Glenn

    Glenn Lillegard recalls his childhood and early career in carpentry, horse-herding and sheepherding. He discusses his family’s ranch, their daily routine and business of running a ranch. He describes…

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  • Frieda Geary Interview, June 2, 1977

    Geary, Frieda

    Frieda Geary reminisces about her parents emigrating from Germany to the United States in 1889. She details her childhood chores, life on her parents’ farm and growing up in a German community in Neva…

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  • Joe Morse and Diane Morse Interview, September 10, 1997

    Morse, Joe, Morse, Diane

    Joe Morse and Diane Morse discuss their family’s history of running sheep and cattle in the Lewis and Clark National Forest around Two Dot, Montana. They describe their relationship with the U.S. Fore…

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  • Mike Holmes and Sue Holmes Interview, August 27, 2009

    Holmes, Mike, Holmes, Sue

    Mike Holmes discusses growing up in Montana, and later, working for Shorty Koessler who owned the Intermountain Lumber Company. Mike and Sue discuss getting married in 1964 after finishing high school…

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  • George Vogt Interview, September 1984

    Vogt, George

    George Vogt tells how his grandfather emigrated from Bavaria, Germany, to the United States in 1852, spending time in New York City and Michigan, before settling in Sula, Montana. He mentions his gran…

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  • Ernie Jellison Interview, September 17, 1997

    Jellison, Ernie

    Ernie Jellison describes the construction and layout of his family’s cabin, homesteads and other buildings in Two Dot and Harlowton, Montana. He recalls sheepherding and ranch work as well as his fath…

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  • Jim McDonald and Jackie McDonald Interview, September 18, 1997

    McDonald, Jim, McDonald, Jackie

    Jim McDonald discusses his grandparents’ move to Montana and his father’s ranch work. The McDonalds explain their relationship with the U.S. Forest Service as it pertains to block management for allow…

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  • Emmet Tieg and Elsie Tieg Interview, September 9, 1997

    Tieg, Emmet, Tieg, Elsie

    Emmet Tieg and Elsie Tieg recall how they came to be working their home ranch near the Lewis and Clark National Forest, grazing on Forest Service land with a permit, care and use of the trails on that…

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  • Betty Kramen Miller Interview, April 11, 2007

    Miller, Betty Kramen

    Betty Kramen Miller reminisces about her father who was the son of Norwegian immigrants. Miller describes how her father returned to Norway after he was born and later purchased a ranch in Montana in…

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  • Clark Grey Interview, circa 1978

    Grey, Clark

    Clark Grey discusses his family history and his early education at the Canyon Creek School in the Bitterroot Valley, Montana, during the early 20th century. He describes how his parents moved from Ana…

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  • Ruth Cameron and Ray Blaquiere Interview, September 12, 1997

    Cameron, Ruth, Blaquiere, Ray

    Ruth Cameron recounts her childhood in Harlowtown, Montana, and her experience with the U.S. Forest Service through her husband’s career. She discusses their residences at several Forest Service range…

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  • Robert C. Line, Jr. and Ann M. Line Interview, February 16, 2005

    Line, Robert C., Jr, Line, Ann M

    Robert Line and Ann Line discuss Robert Line’s childhood experiences on his family’s Missoula, Montana ranch. He describes the music camp for children that his mother ran and the jazz musicians his mo…

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