Virginia H. Vincent Interview, March 4, 1986

Interviewee

Virginia H. Vincent

Interviewer

Susan M. Isakson

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Description

Virginia Vincent describes the first 16 years of her career as a lookout for the U.S. Forest Service. She discusses her experiences working at the Stark Mountain Tower in the Ninemile District of Western Montana, her initial training, and memorable moments from her early career. Vincent describes animals, birds, flowers, and visitors that could be seen from the tower, her experiences during thunderstorms, and memories of fires such as the Hellgate-Mount Sentinel fire.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Stark Mountain Tower; Ninemile District; Lookout Tower; Fires; Occupational history; Reminiscence; U.S. Forest Service; Fire lookouts, U.S. Forest Service

Original Date

3-4-1986

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Forestry, Land Use, and Conservation Oral History Collection, 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 153-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.): analog + 1 transcript (6 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:25:22 minutes

Local Filename

OH_153_001.mp3; OH_153_001.pdf

Virginia H. Vincent Interview, March 4, 1986

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