Earl White of Forsyth, Montana, talks about learning to trap in 1924 before going to work as a government trapper in predator control in 1944. He discusses government policy on predator control and the use of 1080 poison. White describes the trapping techniques he used and comments on how they have changed over time.
White, Earl R. – Interviews; Trappers -- Montana – Interviews; Trapping -- Montana -- History -- 20th century; Predatory animals -- Control -- Montana – History; Wildlife conservation -- Montana -- History -- 20th century; Trapping -- Montana -- Equipment and supplies -- History; Sodium fluoroacetate -- Environmental aspects; Rodents -- Control -- Environmental aspects – Montana; Predatory animals -- Control -- Environmental aspects – Montana; 1080 (Pesticide)
Fur Trappers Oral History Project, OH 099, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (10 p.: 28 cm.)
White, Earl R., "Earl R. White Interview, May 23, 1981" (1981). Fur Trappers Oral History Project. 12.