Robert Wolf Interview, November 16, 1989


Robert E. Wolf


Dan Hall



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Robert Wolf discusses the post-World War Two problem of housing for Forest Service employees including inadequate field housing and lack of accommodations for married veterans with children. He explains the 1957 resolution of the problem which involved political manipulation in the U.S. House of Representatives. He briefly describes the history of the Bureau of Land Management and its housing situation.

Document Type

Oral History


Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Dan Hall; United States. Congress. House; United States. Bureau of Land Management -- Officials and employees – Housing; United States. Forest Service -- Officials and employees; United States. Forest Service -- Officials and employees – Housing; 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 227-035

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (12 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:27:38 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_035.mp3; OH_227_035.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, November 16, 1989