Glen A. Smith Reminiscence 4, circa 1950s

Interviewee

Glen A. Smith

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Description

Glen A. Smith recalls how the U.S. Forest Service handled rancher permit abuse and trespass cases on National Forest lands. He recalls the difficulties faced during attempts to regulate roundups and insure that unbranded cattle were accounted for in the national forest recording systems. Smith provides anecdotes of the marksmen and horsemen of the early forest ranger crew. He also discusses cattle grazing on the Cheyenne and Crow reservations in the early 1910s.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

U.S. National Forest system; Range management; Stockmen, Montana; Cowboys, Montana; Wolfers, Montana; U.S. Forest Service; Stenographers; Missoula, Montana; Crow tribe; Cheyenne tribe

Original Date

1950

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Glen A. Smith Reminiscences Oral History Project, OH 006, 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 006-004

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel (03:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (17 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

02:07:23 minutes

Local Filename

OH_006_004.mp3; OH_006_004.pdf

Glen A. Smith Reminiscence 4, circa 1950s

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