James “Red” Duke describes his involvement in the Boone and Crockett Club in the 1980s as well as his professional life outside the Club. Duke recalls his time as president of the Boone and Crockett Club and his goals during his term, including partnering with the University of Montana to do research on conservation. He notes that, during this time, he was also president of the Foundation of North American Wild Sheep, where he worked to re-establish the wild sheep population in Texas. Duke recalls his presidential predecessors and touches on his hopes for the future of the Boone and Crockett Club.
Theodore Roosevelt; Conservation efforts; Wildlife conservation; Boone and Crockett Club; Foundation of North American Wild Sheep; Hunting regulations; Trophy hunting; Wild sheep population, Texas
Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project, OH 297, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (11 p.: 28 cm.)
Duke, James, "James "Red" Duke Interview, December 3, 1994" (1994). Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project. 17.