Neil Meyer and Dixie Meyer Interview, May 24, 1999

Title

Neil Meyer and Dixie Meyer Interview, May 24, 1999

Interviewee

Neil Meyer
Dixie Meyer

Interviewer

Suzanne M. Vernon

Files

Download Transcript of Neil and Dixie Meyer Interview (62 KB)

Description

Neil Meyer and his wife, Dixie Meyer, describe homesteading in the Upper Swan Valley in Montana. Neil talks about his work as a logger, discussing sustainable logging practices and the demand for different kinds of wood. He talks at length about the many people with whom he worked while logging. Neil also recalls hunting and fishing in the Swan Valley area, and he shares details about the South Lake fire and its impact on wildlife.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Swan Valley, Montana; Upper Swan Valley, Montana; Logging, Montana; Hunting, Montana; Fishing, Montana; South Lake, Montana; Forest fires; Forest fires, Impact on wildlife

Original Date

5-24-1999

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 422-018

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (11 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_422_018.pdf

Neil Meyer and Dixie Meyer Interview, May 24, 1999

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