Wayne

Interviewee

Wayne Harmon

Interviewer

Suzanne M. Vernon

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Description

Wayne "Butch" Harmon tells how his grandfather came to the Swan Valley of Montana in 1917 as a logger with the Great Northern Railroad and homesteaded at Salmon Prairie. Harmon relates stories from his grandfather about homesteading, life in the valley, and former trails. He discusses the trapping that his grandfather did, as well as that of other trappers in the area. Harmon also describes his father’s experiences working for the U.S. Forest Service.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Swan Valley, Montana; Great Northern Railroad; Salmon Prairie, Montana; Homesteading, Montana; Trapping, Montana; U.S. Forest Service

Original Date

1-18-2000

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project, OH 422, 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 422-051, 052

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (20 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:32:58 minutes

Local Filename

OH_422_051_052.mp3; OH_422_051_052.pdf

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