Clarence

Interviewee

Clarence Young

Interviewer

Ernest Kraft

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

National Bison Range; Poaching; Flathead Agency; National Bison Range management; Poaching; Wildlife management; Robert C. Norton

Original Date

11-12-1965

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

National Bison Range Oral History Project, OH 149, 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 149-004e

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel: analog + 1 transcript (5 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:10:02 minutes

Local Filename

OH_149_004_e.mp3; OH_149_004_e.pdf

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