Cathy Schloeder Interview, August 1, 2018

Interviewee

Cathy Schloeder

Interviewer

Beth Hodder

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Description

Cathy Schloeder speaks of growing up in the Canal Zone in Panama, and moving back to the United States at the age of 13. She describes her college studies, in both California and Montana, and her move to Montana. She further accounts how she and her husband applied to work the Hubbard Lookout and her transfer later to the Union Peak Lookout. Schloeder describes both the lookouts she operated, including power, water, layout, and life living up on the lookouts. She also accounts for how the first line of attack against strikes and fires at the lookouts occurred, and tells a story about her cat and dog who accompanied her.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

: Canal Zone, Panama; Houston, Texas; San Diego, California; Hubbart Lookout; Union Peak Lookout; Tanker; Fire; Strike(s); Waterdog

Original Date

8-1-2018

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Norther

Digital Publisher

Northwest Montana Chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association Oral History Project, OH 453, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

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 453-008

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound file (00:57:02 min.): digital, + 1 transcript (19 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:57:02 minutes

Local Filename

OH_453_008.mp3; OH_453_008.pdf

Cathy Schloeder Interview, August 1, 2018

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