Henry J.

Interviewer

Jane Reed Benson

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Description

Henry "Hank" Viche discusses his numerous roles as the superintendent of the Nine Mile Remount Depot Station and the Winter Range during the 1940s. He describes the difficulties that the Montana climate posed on tending horses and mules, the transportation of livestock, and the saddle shop. Viche also discusses the student fire camp that ended in 1942 due to World War II, his wife Bernice Viche, and what it was like to live at the Winter Range.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Livestock; Montana climate; Student Fire Camp; Winter Range

Original Date

7-7-1977

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Ninemile Remount Depot Oral History Project, OH 086, 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 086-006

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (26 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:02:42 minutes

Local Filename

OH_086_006.mp3; OH_086_006.pdf

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