Kelly Keim and Cathy Luiken
Charles and Grace Meyers tell stories about both of their parents homesteading near Judith Gap, Montana. They discuss growing up in the area, identifying surrounding schools, homesteading plots and allotments, picnic spots, creeks, drainages and mountain ranges.. Charles Meyers describes working with the U.S. Forest Service and the different rangers who did trail management and firefighting. The Meyers recall their work in livestock management and ranching as well as the changes to wildlife populations, neighborhood population and environmental shifts that they have observed over the years.
U.S. Forest Service; Ranching; Homesteading; Logging; Judith Gap, Montana; Snowy Mountains, Montana; Firefighting; Bootleg moonshine; Bootleggers; Livestock management
Lewis and Clark National Forest Passport in Time Interviews, OH 365, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (25 p.: 28 cm.)
Meyers, Charles and Meyers, Grace, "Charles Meyers and Grace Meyers Interview, September 10, 1997" (1997). Lewis and Clark National Forest Passport in Time Oral History Project. 16.