Irwin "Shorty" Shope and Boyd Van Horn discuss their season trailing cattle between Miles City and Jordan, Montana in 1925. They discuss their time as cowboys, including stories that detail the landscape they traveled, the animals they interacted with, their transient lifestyle, and homesteaders.
Trailing cattle; Montana homesteads; Miles City, Montana; Jordan, Montana; Montana history
Irvin “Shorty” Shope Oral History Collection, OH 357, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (26 p.: 28 cm.)
Shope, Irvin and Van Horn, Boyd, "Irvin "Shorty" Shope and Boyd Van Horn Interview, December 17, 1970" (1970). Irvin “Shorty” Shope Oral History Collection. 1.