Clarence

Interviewee

Clarence Young

Interviewer

Ernest Kraft

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Description

Clarence “Cy” Young briefly describes how the National Bison Range came to be located near Ravalli. He discusses Range records about animal populations and recalls his experiences working with bison, elk, mule deer, white-tail deer, and bighorn sheep. Young talks about specific buffalo such as Whitey and Paul Bunyan, and tells what happened to them. He recounts the story of General Sheridan surveying the buffalo population between the Rocky Mountains and the Mississippi River.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

National Bison Range; National Bison Range management; National Bison Range disposal program; Bison herds; Buffalo herds; Frank Rose; William J. B. “Ike” Melton; Range management; Livestock management; Wildlife management; Philip H. Sheridan; George E. Mushbach

Original Date

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 149-005b

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 reel-to-reel: analog + 1 transcript (24 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:55:40 minutes

Local Filename

OH_149_005_b.mp3; OH_149_005_b.pdf

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