Irvin

Interviewee

Irvin Shope

Interviewer

unknown

Files

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Description

Irvin "Shorty" Shope discusses his early days as a cowboy trailing cattle throughout Montana. He describes his career as a painter, specifically detailing some of his methods and approaches to painting. Shope also discusses his relationship with the Blackfeet tribe, including his participation in the Beaver Pipe Ceremony, and his experiences interacting with particular members of the Blackfeet.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Cowboy; Western Montana; Twentieth Century history; Blackfeet Tribe; Beaver Pipe Ceremony; Art; Artist Statement; Painting

Original Date

10-1970

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Irvin “Shorty” Shope Oral History Collection, OH 357, 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 357-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (23 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:16:54 minutes

Local Filename

OH_357_001.mp3; OH_357_001.pdf

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