Irwin Allen Interview, September 11, 1997

Title

Irwin Allen Interview, September 11, 1997

Interviewee

Irwin Allen

Interviewer

Dave Wanderaas, Judith Pressmar and Sarah Jaffe

Files

Download Transcript of Irwin Allen Interview (223 KB)

Description

Irwin Allen describes working with the U.S. Forest Service for his grazing allotments. He discusses his sheepherding days, and briefly, mining. Allen moves on to his schoolboy days, and his intermittent summer employment and firefighting with the Forest Service. He relates his experiences with individual rangers, such as John Inman and David Lake.

Archives and Special Collections only holds the transcript for this interview, not the audio.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

U.S. Forest Service, grazing; Lewis and Clark National Forest; Sheepherders, Montana; Mining, Montana; Forest fires, Montana; Firefighters; Forest rangers; John Inman; David Lake

Original Date

9-11-1997

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Lewis and Clark National Forest Passport in Time Interviews, OH 365, 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 365-016

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 transcript (31 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_365_016.pdf

Irwin Allen Interview, September 11, 1997

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