William B. Russell Interview, July 29, 1977

Interviewee

William B. Russell

Interviewer

Jane Reed Benson

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Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

United States Forest Service; Civilian Conservation Corps; Great Depression; Mule string; Firefighting equipment

Original Date

7-29-1977

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 086-007

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (30 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:00:36 minutes

Local Filename

OH_086_007.mp3; OH_086_007.pdf

William B. Russell Interview, July 29, 1977

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