Robert Wolf Interview, November 13, 1989


Robert E. Wolf


Arnold Bolle



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Robert Wolf describes the behind-the-scenes process of pushing the Small Business Set-aside Amendment through the U.S. House of Representatives. He discusses the main individuals involved in the process including himself and Montana Senator Mike Mansfield. He also talks about the timber bidding process in terms of abuses and sealed versus unsealed bids.

Document Type

Oral History


Mansfield, Mike, 1903-2001; Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Arnold W. Bolle 1912-1994; United States. Congress. House; United States. Forest Service; Forest reserves -- Economic aspects -- United States; Small business -- Government policy -- United States; Timber -- United States – Marketing; 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 227-027

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (13 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:29:18 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_027.mp3; OH_227_027.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, November 13, 1989