Earl White Interview

Interviewee

Earl White

Interviewer

Edd Nentwig

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Description

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.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Trapping; Trapping techniques; Predator control; Trappers, Montana; Trapping, government policy; Trapping, use of poison

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 099-016

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

00:28:44 minutes

Local Filename

OH_099_016.mp3; OH_099_016.pdf

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