Suzanne M. Vernon
Clarence Stilwell recalls his career as a ranger in the U.S. Forest Service, working in Idaho and Montana in the mid-20th century. He discusses working in the Upper Swan Valley, where he met his wife, Mabel Stilwell. He describes lookouts in Idaho, and his work on ponderosa pine preservation on the Gordon Ranch in the Swan Valley in the 1940s. Stilwell talks about the many tree species of the Upper Swan Valley, and Forest Service logging projects he worked on.
Kaniksu National Forest; Bitterroot National Forest; Pine Ridge Road; Condon, Montana; Seeley Lake, Montana; Cold Creek; Loon Lake; Mission Mountains; Wineglass Mill; U.S. Forest Service
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 422-014, 015
2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (15 p.: 28 cm.)
Stilwell, Clarence and Stilwell, Mabel, "Clarence Stilwell and Mabel Stilwell Interview, February 5, 1999" (1999). Upper Swan Valley Oral History Project. 52.