Malcolm Sizer Interview, March 1984

Interviewee

Malcolm Sizer

Interviewer

Mary Bielenberg

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Bitterroot Valley, Montana; Apple industry, Montana; Cherry industry, Montana; Cherries, Bitterroot Valley; Apples, Bitterroot Valley; Economy Foods, Montana; Grocers, Montana; Fruit growers, Montana

Original Date

3-1984

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project, OH 120, 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 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 120-018b

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:30:58 minutes

Local Filename

OH_120_018_b.mp3; OH_120_018_b.pdf

Malcolm Sizer Interview, March 1984

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