William B. Russell discusses the various projects that he oversaw during his time working for the United States Forest Service at the Nine Mile Remount Depot Station during the 1930s. He describes his experiences supervising and directing Civilian Conservation Corps crews stationed at the Depot Station during the Great Depression, delivering supplies to camps during forest fires, and early firefighting equipment.
United States Forest Service; Civilian Conservation Corps; Great Depression; Mule string; Firefighting equipment
Nine Mile Remount Depot Oral History Project, OH 086, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (30 p.: 28 cm.)
Russell, William B., "William B. Russell Interview, July 29, 1977" (1977). Nine Mile Remount Depot Oral History Project. 5.