Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989


Robert E. Wolf


Jim Lowe and Dan Hall



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Robert Wolf explains the history of the Youth Conservation Corps [YCC] from its forerunner, the Civilian Conservation Corps [CCC], to the legislation enacted between 1950 and 1964. He discusses the parts played by Hubert Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, and John F. Kennedy in the formation of the YCC, and he talks about some of the background philosophies for and against similar programs.

Document Type

Oral History


Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978; Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973; Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) – History; Youth Conservation Corps (U.S.) – History; Interviews – Montana; Oral histories -- Montana

Original Date


Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

United States



Original Collection

Robert Wolf Interviews Oral History Project, OH 227, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library


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 /

Oral History Number

OH 227-016

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (25 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:58:48 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_016.mp3; OH_227_016.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989