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Collection Details


Collection Name: Forest History Society (A) Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/foresta.html
Dates Spanned: 1957-
Description: These interviews on forestry and logging contain material on conservation, woods safety, firefighting and the development of protective associations, old Minnesota logging camps, logging methods and machinery, and the development of the Paul Bunyan legends. Impressions of H. L. Mencken are included as are impressions of George S. Long and other lumberman.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 6
Interviews: [8 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Environment; Economics
ASP Subjects: Forest fires--United States; Forests and forestry; Lumber camps; Lumber camps--Minnesota; Mencken, Henry Louis, 1880-1956; Mencken, H. L.; Henry Louis Mencken; Minnesota; Nature conservation; Oral history; United States
Other Subjects: Firefighting; Logging camps; Logging industry; Paul Bunyan legends; Woods safety
Collection Code: OHC0000836