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Home > Communications > Voices of the Coast > Oral Histories > Greg Linscomb

ORAL HISTORIES

INTERVIEWEE NAME: Greg Linscomb

IDENTIFICATION (title): Greg Linscomb Interview

INTERVIEWER: Carl Brasseaux and Don Davis

DATES: March 2, 2011

FOCUS DATES (dates of things they’re talking about): 1920s, 1930s, 1940s,

SUMMARY: Linscomb discusses trapping and trade, which animals were most valuable and when. He talks about how the men would trap and skin the animals while the women would process the fur. He then talks about the seasons for trapping and where most of the fur would go after it was processed. Linscomb then discusses the international trade and the nutria problem. He talks about nutria meat and its popularity and possible uses for third world countries. He also discusses the history of alligator trapping as well as population issues.

RECORDINGS (1 of 1, 1 of 2): 1 of 1

TOTAL PLAYING TIME: 2:46:14

# PAGES TRANSCRIPT: 32

RESTRICTIONS: none

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