Robert Wolf Interview, April 18, 1989

Title

Robert Wolf Interview, April 18, 1989

Interviewee

Robert E. Wolf

Interviewer

David Jackson

Files

Download Transcript of Robert Wolf Interview, April 18, 1989 (370 KB)

Description

Robert Wolf discusses the history of the Forest Service from 1900 to the 1980s. He describes the below-cost timber sales and Forest Service management goals, including justifications for deficit sales beginning with Giffort Pinchot in 1906 and continuing into the 1980s. He mentions other issues including Grimaud v. U.S. and grazing fees. Wolf also discusses conservation versus profit, definitions of profit, multiple use, and U.S. congressional activity. He focuses on subsidies, resource development and local and national inputs into Forest Service planning.

The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; David Jackson; United States. Bureau of Land Management; United States. Forest Service; Aztec Land and Cattle Company, Arizona; Land disputes, New Mexico; Public land, use; Railroad land ownership; National forest lands, federal jurisdiction; Interviews – Montana; Oral histories – Montana; Lumber trade -- United States; Forest management -- United States; Men -- Montana -- Interviews

Original Date

4-18-1989

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

United States

Language

eng

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

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 227-004, 005

Media Type

Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (25 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_227_004_005.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, April 18, 1989

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