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Interviewee

Guy Brandborg

Interviewer

Mavis McKelvey

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Description

Guy Brandborg traces the evolution of environmental ethics in America, citing figures such as Gifford Pinchot and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. He describes working for the U.S. Forest Service as a laborer and ranger, his experiences in the field, and the politics and philosophies of the Forest Service. He also discusses the shelterbelt program, logging, fire suppression, grazing, sustained yield, the Lubrecht Forest, and the American myth of superabundance. Brandborg also describes his loyalty review hearing during the McCarthy Era.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Gifford Pinchot; President Franklin D. Roosevelt; Logging; Lubrecht Forest; U.S. Forest Service; Environmental Ethics; Conservation Techniques; McCarthyism; Loyalty review hearings, McCarthy era; Bitterroot Valley, Montana

Original Date

5-21-1975

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Mavis McKelvey Oral History Project, OH 413, 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 413-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (38 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

02:30:56 minutes

Local Filename

OH_413_001.mp3; OH_413_001.pdf

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