Jackson Hole Preserve project : oral history, 1966-1967. (Archival material, 1966) [WorldCat.org]
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Jackson Hole Preserve project : oral history, 1966-1967.

Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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This project relates the history of Jackson Hole Preserve, describing the Rockefeller family's interest in preserving and protecting the area and problems encountered in acquiring the land which was eventually added to the National Park System. Included are memoirs of people who knew Jackson Hole as their home and who have experienced the transformation of the area since it became part of the National Park System in
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Genre/Form: Oral histories (literary works)
Interviews
Named Person: Rockefeller family.; Rockefeller family.
Document Type: Archival Material
OCLC Number: 86131707
Notes: Each interviewee's oral history individually cataloged.
Description: Transcripts: 1105 pages Sound recordings: 22 reels

Abstract:

This project relates the history of Jackson Hole Preserve, describing the Rockefeller family's interest in preserving and protecting the area and problems encountered in acquiring the land which was eventually added to the National Park System. Included are memoirs of people who knew Jackson Hole as their home and who have experienced the transformation of the area since it became part of the National Park System in the 1940s.

Participants and pagination of transcripts: Horace M. Albright, 238; Katharine Newlin Burt and Nathaniel Burt, 91; Kenneth Chorley, 160; Harold Fabian, 106; Clifford P. Hansen, 53; Harry E. Klissold, 50; W.C. Lawrence, 51; Leslie A. Miller, 122; Homer C. Richards, 53; Laurance Rockefeller, 42; Conrad L. Wirth, 76; Mike Yokel, 38. There is also a transcript and recording of interviewer Edwin Edwin's experience trying to interview Jack Dornan and his conversation about the experience with Josephine and Harold Fabian.

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