• Howard Beatty Interview, June 7, 1984

    Beatty, Howard

    Howard Beatty of Twisp, Washington, discusses his career as a smokejumper from 1948 until 1954, in Winthrop, Washington, Montana, and Cave Junction, Oregon. Beatty talks about participating in non-fir…

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  • Jerry Franklin Interview, June 24, 1997

    Franklin, Jerry

    Jerry Franklin elaborates on ecosystem management and its actual nature as an adaptive management policy. He references articles published in professional forestry journals and reflects on the develop…

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  • Leita Anderson Interview, October 13, 2000

    Anderson, Leita

    Leita Anderson talks about growing up in Salmon Prairie, Montana, and recalls the families who lived there when she was a child, particularly the Anderson family. She describes how her father grew up…

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  • Johnny Breazeal Interview, July 13, 1977

    Breazeal, Johnny

    Johnny Breazeal discusses his experiences working as a fire control officer and with the smokejumpers who were located near the Nine Mile Remount Depot north of Missoula, Montana. He describes the use…

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  • Arnold Bolle Interview, August 6, 1991

    Bolle, Arnold

    Arnold Bolle describes his time as a student at the University of Montana (UM). He lists student rules, traditions, and events of the 1930s. Bolle recalls his past former career with the U.S. Forest S…

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  • Joseph Mussulman Interview, September 9, 2006

    Mussulman, Joseph Aggie

    Joseph Mussulman discusses moving to Missoula, Montana from Ripon, Wisconsin in 1957 and working for the University of Montana, Missoula in the School of Music. He explains his interest in the Rattles…

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  • Wayne "Butch" Harmon Interview, January 18, 2000

    Harmon, Wayne

    Wayne "Butch" Harmon tells how his grandfather came to the Swan Valley of Montana in 1917 as a logger with the Great Northern Railroad and homesteaded at Salmon Prairie. Harmon relates stories from hi…

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  • Vern Guyer and Joanne Guyer Interview, December 7, 2001

    Guyer, Vern, Guyer, Joanne

    Vern Guyer and Joanne Guyer discuss life in Swan Valley, Montana. Vern talks about working for the U.S. Forest Service as soon as he finished high school in Fargo, North Dakota. He recalls enlisting i…

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  • Virginia H. Vincent Interview, March 4, 1986

    Vincent, Virginia H

    Virginia Vincent describes the first 16 years of her career as a lookout for the U.S. Forest Service. She discusses her experiences working at the Stark Mountain Tower in the Ninemile District of West…

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  • Harold Haasch and Doris Haasch Interview, January 14, 1999

    Haasch, Harold, Haasch, Doris

    Harold Haasch describes growing up on his family’s homestead in Montana during the early 20th century. He talks about hauling wood, gardening, milking the cow, and caring for livestock. Haasch discuss…

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  • John Hulett Interview, February 15, 1999

    Hulett, John

    John Hulett recalls living and working in northwestern Montana’s Swan Valley, during the 1930s, ‘40s, and ‘50s. He talks about his family moving to the valley in 1931, and his subsequent outdoor jobs…

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  • Robert "Bob" Martin Interview, August 19, 1999

    Martin, Robert

    Robert “Bob” Martin discusses leading pack trips and hunting parties in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. He recalls packing water in as part of a trail crew that worked on a 1934 fire in Montana’s Mission…

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  • Cal Tassinari Interview, June 4, 1999

    Tassinari, Cal

    Cal Tassinari describes his work and experience as a wilderness ranger for the U.S. Forest Service starting in the early 1960s in the Mission Mountains Wilderness area in Montana. He recalls his prima…

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  • McCoy "Coy" Rice and Imogene Rice Interview, May 18, 1977

    Rice, McCoy, Rice, Imogene

    McCoy “Coy” Rice discusses his experiences working as a packer and blacksmith at the Nine Mile Remount Depot from 1943 to 1953. He describes working on the film Red Skies over Montana, breaking mules…

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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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  • June Ash and Gordon Ash Interview, November 1, 2016

    Ash, June, Ash, Gordon

    June Ash describes the summer of 1952 when she and her husband, Rod Ash, worked as fire lookouts on the Big Swede Lookout in the Kootenai National Forest near Libby, Montana. Ash tells how they moved…

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  • David Lake, Sr. Interview, February 1968

    Lake, David

    David Lake, Sr. discusses working as a cowboy during the late 19th century in Eastern Montana. He describes working on logging projects with his uncle, looking for work during the Silver Panic of 1893…

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  • George Ostrom Interview, August 31, 2017

    Ostrom, George

    George Ostrom discusses his childhood in Montana, including his time spent in a mining camp where his father worked. He describes his decision to become a fire lookout during the 1940s, working mainly…

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  • Carley Cromwell Interview, May 23, 1983

    Cromwell, Carley

    Carley Cromwell talks about her time as a lookout in Montana for the U.S. Forest Service. Cromwell recalls working as a lookout in 1949 with her husband and one-year-old child. She remembers the types…

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  • Roy Wenger Interview, October 24, 1987

    Wenger, Roy

    Roy Wenger discusses the origins of the Civilian Public Service [CPS] program which he served under as a smokejumper for the U.S. Forest Service in Colorado and Montana during World War Two. He also d…

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