George Hirschenberger Interview, January 31, 2014

Interviewee

George Hirschenberger

Interviewer

Clark Grant

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Description

George Hirschenberger discusses what drew him to the University of Montana from Chicago, Illinois (his birthplace), and graduating from the College of Forestry with a degree in Range Management. He talks about his time as a student and two instructors, Melvin Morris and Lee Eddleman, who both impacted his studies and future career at the Bureau of Land Management where he worked for 36 years. Hirschenberger shares stories about the rivalry between the Forestry School and the Law School and describes the pranks the two schools played on each other.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

College of Forestry and Conservation; University of Montana; Melvin Morris; Lee Eddleman, Boondockers Day; Missoula, Montana; Bernie Hilde

Original Date

1-31-2014

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project, OH 443, 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 443-008

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:14:29 min.) digital + 1 transcript (6 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:14:29 minutes

Local Filename

OH_443_008.mp3; OH_443_008.pdf

George Hirschenberger Interview, January 31, 2014

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