Roy E. Wenger Interview

Interviewee

Roy Wenger

Interviewer

Roxanne Farwell

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Description

Dr. Roy Wenger describes his experiences as director of the Mennonite Central Committee’s Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp 103 at Seeley Lake and Nine Mile, Montana. He talks about logistical problems in the camp, including keeping the base supplied. Wenger also discusses the relationship between the conscientious objectors and Forest Service personnel and local communities.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Conscientious objectors United States; World War, 1939-1945 Conscientious objectors

Original Date

9-19-1984

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use of this item. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH_133_113

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (70 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (17 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

70 minutes

Local Filename

oh133_113.mp3; OH133-113.pdf

Roy E. Wenger Interview
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