Robert Wolf Interview, April 20, 1989


Robert E. Wolf


Richard Shannon



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Robert Wolf describes his experiences related to the 1976 passage of the Payments in Lieu of Taxes bill HR 9719 (PILT). He discusses the initial county pressure and county expectations as well as industry and forest service response to the bill. He also talks about the National Forest Management Act (NFMA).

Document Type

Oral History


Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Richard Shannon; United States. Forest Service; United States. National Forest Management Act of 1976; Forest management -- Law and legislation -- United States; Forest reserves -- United States; Lumber trade -- United States; Taxation and government property -- United States; 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 227-008

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (32 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:52:52 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_008.mp3; OH_227_008.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, April 20, 1989