These collections include audio files and transcripts from a selection of oral history interviews held by the Mansfield Library’s Archives and Special Collections. Interview project topics include: women and feminists in Montana; forestry, land use and conservation, and the environment; Montana politics and politicians; smokejumping; homesteading and fur trapping in Montana; and University of Montana history. Some projects contain only the audio or the transcript. Physical copies of both the audio and transcripts for all interviews are available from Archives and Special Collections. For more information about oral histories held by Archives and Special Collections, view the Mansfield Library Oral History Collection Research Guide.

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Arnold Bolle Interviews Oral History Project

Badger-Two Medicine Oral History Project

Bill LaCroix Interviews with Stewart Brandborg Oral History Project

Bitterroot Historical Society Oral History Project

Bob Brown Oral History Project

Boone and Crockett Club Oral History Project

Butte Oral History Project

Carling I. Malouf Oral History Project

Champion International Corporation Centennial Oral History Project

Civilian Public Service Smokejumpers Oral History Project

Daniel Hall Smokejumpers Oral History Project

Daniel Kemmis Interviews Oral History Project

David Brooks Milltown Interviews Oral History Project

Depression Years in Montana Oral History Project

Dixon-Worden Family Interviews Oral History Project

Don Oberdorfer Interviews with Mike Mansfield Oral History Project

Ed Lahey Oral History Project

First Special Service Force Oral History Project

Forestry, Land Use, and Conservation Interviews Oral History Collection

Francis Bardanouve Oral History Project

Frenchtown Historical Society Oral History Project

Friends of the Mansfield Library Oral History Project

Garnet Montana Oral History Project

Garnet Preservation Association Oral History Project

George P. “Jiggs” Dahlberg Oral History Project

Gertrud Lackschewitz Oral History Project

Glen A. Smith Reminiscences Oral History Project

Gregory Olson Interviews about Mike Mansfield Oral History Collection

Harry Oscar “H.O.” Bell Interviews Oral History Project

Harry Thomas Gisborne Oral History Project

Hazel Marsh Interviews Oral History Project

International Topics Oral History Collection

Irene Evers Interviews Oral History Project

Irvin “Shorty” Shope Oral History Collection

James Bell “J. B.” Armstrong Oral History Project

James Murray Oral History Collection

Jeannette Rankin Oral History Project

John Melcher Interviews Oral History Project

Lenora Koelbel Missoula History Oral History Project

Lewis and Clark National Forest Passport in Time Oral History Project

Life in the Rattlesnake Oral History Collection

Line Family Interviews Oral History Project

Lucile Speer Interviews Oral History Project

Mansfield’s America Oral History Project

Mavis McKelvey Oral History Project

Military History of Montana Oral History Project

Milltown Oral History Project

Missoula New Party Oral History Project

Missoula Women for Peace Oral History Project

Montana Artists, Authors, and Journalists Oral History Collection

Montana Businesses Oral History Collection

Montana Communities Oral History Collection

Montana Dude Ranches Oral History Collection

Montana Educators Oral History Collection

Montana Feminist History Oral History Project

Montana Politics and Politicians Oral History Collection

Montana Settlers, Homesteaders, Ranchers and Farmers Oral History Collection

Montana Women Pilots Oral History Project

Montana Women's Oral History Project

National Bison Range Oral History Project

Nelson Family Oral History Project

Nick Sundt Smokejumpers Oral History Project

Ninemile History Oral History Project

Ninemile Remount Depot Oral History Project

Northside Oral History Project

Northwest Montana Chapter of the Forest Fire Lookout Association Oral History Project

Nurses in Montana Oral History Collection

Ole Bodin Interviews Oral History Project

Orchard Homes and Country Life Club Oral History Project

Pat Williams Wilderness Interviews Oral History Project

Radio Interviews with Montana Writers Collection

Rasmussen Family Oral History Project

Religion in Montana Oral History Collection

Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project

Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project

Stan Healy Collection of Early Missoula History

Star Quilts Oral History Project

The Gathering: Collected Oral Histories of the Irish in Montana

Theta Rho Tri Delta Interviews Oral History Project

Twentieth Century Montana Fur Trappers Oral History Project

Unions and Labor Oral History Collection

University of Montana Centennial Oral History Project

University of Montana College of Forestry and Conservation Centennial Oral History Project

University of Montana Department of Mathematical Sciences Oral History Project

University of Montana History Oral History Collection

University of Montana Oral History Project

University of Montana Wildlife Biology Program Oral History Collection

Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project

U.S. Forest Service Ecosystem Management Oral History Project

U.S. Military Veterans Oral History Collection

Veterans Remember "Tokyo Rose" Oral History Project

William Kamhoot Oral History Project

Winnifred West Oral History Project

Women in Leadership at the University of Montana Oral History Project

Women in the Workplace Oral History Project

Women on Lookouts Oral History Project

World War Two Detainees at Fort Missoula Oral History Collection