History of the U.S. Forest Service

The U.S. Forest Service was established in 1905 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The National Museum of Forest Service History tells the service’s story… read more

The U.S. Forest Service was established in 1905 by President Theodore Roosevelt. The National Museum of Forest Service History tells the service’s story through a collection of items from the federal agency. David Stack, vice president of the museum, highlighted some of the objects including ranger manuals and tools used for fire research.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2019 LCV Cities Tour” in Missoula, Montana, from May 4-10, 2019, to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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History of the U.S. Forest Service

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461840-1
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Vignette
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Location:
Missoula, Montana, United States
First Aired:
Jul 07, 2019 | 6:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Jul 14, 2019 | 7:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3

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  • Jul 07, 2019 | 6:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 07, 2019 | 2:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 08, 2019 | 4:42am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Jul 14, 2019 | 7:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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