Joe Pocha Interview

Interviewee

Joe Pocha

Interviewer

Edd Nentwig

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Description

Joe Pocha of Augusta, Montana, talks about trapping when he was a young boy and then, later, after he retired from the smelter in Helena, Montana. He describes some of his trapping methods and the animals he liked to trap, including mink, raccoon, and beaver. Pocha also discusses his father and mother’s background and his father’s immigration from Canada to Montana during the late 19th century.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Trapping, Montana; Fur trapping methods; Fur trappers, Montana; Montana homesteading; Immigration, Montana

Original Date

6-15-1981

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Twentieth Century Montana Fur Trappers Oral History Project, OH 099, 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 099-015

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (10 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:17:07 minutes

Local Filename

OH_099_015.mp3; OH_099_015.pdf

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