Clarence “Cy” Young recounts an experience he had with two poachers on the National Bison Range, and describes the procedure and jury trial leading to their conviction. He tell how in 1932, after the poachers spent the winter in jail, one of them borrowed a gun with the intention of killing him. Young describes how his would-be assassin, died in a car crash before reaching the Bison Range where Young was. Young briefly discusses other poaching incidents the Range.
National Bison Range; Poaching; Flathead Agency; National Bison Range management; Poaching; Wildlife management; Robert C. Norton
National Bison Range Oral History Project, OH 149, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 reel-to-reel: analog + 1 transcript (5 p.: 28 cm.)
Young, Clarence, "Clarence "Cy" Young Interview, November 12, 1965" (1965). National Bison Range Oral History Project. 6.