Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989


Robert E. Wolf


Warren Schwabel and Dan Hall



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Robert Wolf describes his experiences in the 1961 Vale, Oregon grazing dispute. He discusses specific issues related to the dispute including federal grazing practices, degradation of grazing lands, and ranchers’ responses to Bureau of Land Management. He describes at length the controversy and the results.

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

Document Type

Oral History


Wolf, Robert, 1920-2005 – Interviews; Warren Schwabel; Dan Hall; United States. Bureau of Land Management. Vale District; Grazing -- Environmental aspects -- United States; Grazing -- Government policy -- United States; Grazing districts – Oregon; Range management -- 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 227-015

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (16 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:38:25 minutes

Local Filename

OH_227_015.mp3; OH_227_015.pdf

Robert Wolf Interview, April 25, 1989