Jack Parker speaks about his time and role in the Boone and Crockett Club during the second half of the 20th century. He discusses his tenure as president and the efforts he undertook to help the Club regain financial stability. He recalls encouraging William Spencer, a later president, to take on leadership, and working with him to acquire the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch in Montana. Parker talks about his love of hunting and wildlife conservation, reminiscing about hunting trips and his personal ranch where he could watch hundreds of deer migrate.
Hunting; Boone and Crockett Club; Trophy hunting; Conservation efforts; Wildlife conservation; Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Ranch, Montana; Big game hunting
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 (12 p.: 28 cm.)
Parker, Jack, "Jack Parker Interview, December 1, 1994" (1994). Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project. 20.