Malcolm Sizer, who came to the Bitterroot Valley in 1922 from Castle Rock, Colorado, describes his role as a grower in the Bitterroot Valley apple and cherry industry during the early 20th century. Sizer discusses various aspects of the industry including picking, packing, shipping, fruit sales, and pest management. He also describes establishing and owning Economy Foods, a local grocery chain, in Montana.
Bitterroot Valley, Montana; Apple industry, Montana; Cherry industry, Montana; Cherries, Bitterroot Valley; Apples, Bitterroot Valley; Economy Foods, Montana; Grocers, Montana; Fruit growers, Montana
Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 120, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)
Sizer, Malcolm, "Malcolm Sizer Interview, March 1984" (1984). Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project. 3.