Suzanne M. Vernon
Rodney “Rod” Fox tells how his family homesteaded in the Swan Valley of Montana around 1932. He describes his father’s business as a commercial packer in the Bob Marshall Wilderness. Fox talks about helping his father with packing expeditions, and going on fishing and hunting trips. He recalls his favorite childhood activities, such as riding horses, fishing, and attending dances at the 33 Bar Ranch. Fox also discusses specific wildfires that occurred in the area, the wildlife the frequent the area, and working at the Wineglass Mill. He describes the other homesteaders and fellow residents of the valley.
Swan Valley, Montana; Outfitters; Bob Marshall Wilderness area; 33 Bar Ranch, Montana; Fishing; Hunting; Trapping; Wildland fires; Wineglass Mill; Homesteading, Montana
Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project, OH 422, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 422-057, 058
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (62 p.: 28 cm.)
Fox, Rodney, "Rodney “Rod” Fox Interview, October 10, 2000" (2000). Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project. 21.