Dan Smiley Interview

Interviewee

Dan Smiley

Interviewer

David Brooks

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Description

OH 416-05: Smiley discusses the history of the area (activities of Native Americans on the land, homesteading, 1910 fire, etc.) and of the Jennings homestead/dude ranch. He talks about ranch life, livestock, and grazing practices, as well as hunting and trapping practices from earlier times, focusing on the experiences of George Jennings. He discusses the present decline in outfitting businesses, the efforts to designate the area as a protected wilderness, and the impacts of overuse on the land.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Badger-Two Medicine

Original Date

9-16-2006

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Badger-Two Medicine Oral History Project, OH 416, Archives & Special Collections, Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

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

Oral History Number

OH 416-005

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound disc (69:06 min.) : digital, + 1 transcript (29 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

69:06 minutes

Local Filename

oh 416-05.mp3; OH416-005.pdf

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