Rodney “Rod” Fox Interview, October 10, 2000

Title

Rodney “Rod” Fox Interview, October 10, 2000

Interviewee

Rodney Fox

Interviewer

Suzanne M. Vernon

Files

Download Transcript of Rodney Fox Interview (222 KB)

Description

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.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Swan Valley, Montana; Outfitters; Bob Marshall Wilderness area; 33 Bar Ranch, Montana; Fishing; Hunting; Trapping; Wildland fires; Wineglass Mill; Homesteading, Montana

Original Date

10-10-2000

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 422-057, 058

Media Type

Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (62 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_422_057_058.pdf

Rodney “Rod” Fox Interview, October 10, 2000

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