John Christenson Interview, August 3, 1977

Interviewee

John Christenson

Interviewer

Jane Reed Benson

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Description

John Christensen discusses his experiences working as a packer for the United States Forest Service at the Nine Mile Remount Depot Station north of Missoula, Montana for two seasons in the early 1950s. He describes responding to fire calls, how mules were used around camp, and how livestock were trained, cared for, and wintered. He also discusses working at the Winter Range, ranching, and breeding horses.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Fire calls; Firefighting livestock; Winter Range; Horse breeding

Original Date

8-3-1977

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 086-010

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (23 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:48:00 minutes

Local Filename

OH_086_010.mp3; OH_086_010.pdf

John Christenson Interview, August 3, 1977

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