Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990


Robert E. Wolf


Richard Shannon



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Robert Wolf discusses the significance of lumber trade with Canada in the 1950s and 1960s. He describes U.S.’s timber interests at that time as well as President John F. Kennedy’s trade policies in regard to the passage of the Trade Act of 1962. Wolf also talks about the Tariff Commission hearings over the timber industry grievances.

Document Type

Oral History


Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963; Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Richard E. Shannon; United States. Trade Expansion Act of 1962; United States Tariff Commission; Forest reserves -- Government policy -- United States; Lumber trade -- Government policy -- United States; Timber -- United States -- Marketing; Canada -- Commerce -- United States; United States -- Commerce – Canada; United States -- Commercial policy; 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 227-044

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (21 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:39:26 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_044.mp3; OH_227_044.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, November 27, 1990