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Sawdust in the western woods : a personal, pictorial, and primarily oral history of the "gyppo sawmill" in the Douglas fir region, 1926-1956 / by Lionel Youst.

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande ORE 338.476 Y831 (Text) 35178001856486 New Adult Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_3months 09/13/2021 Checked out 10/05/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780972622622
  • ISBN: 0972622624
  • Physical Description: viii, 94 pages : illustrations, map ; 27 cm.
  • Publisher: Allegany, Or. : Golden Falls Pub., 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Published in an edition of 100.
"From tape-recorded interviews conducted in 1967 with his father, George Youst, a small sawmill operator for practically all the years that the phenomenon existed, supplemented by personal experience of the author and supported by various archival and other sources."-- t.p.
"This impression is printed on the occasion of the 'first annual' Forest History Roundtable Conference held at Tillamook Forest Center, Tillamook, Oregon, May 15, 2009." -- t.p.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 90-91) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
An essay on "gyppo" -- The tie mill, Cowlitz County, Washington: 1926-1937, an oral history -- The gyppo sawmill, Coos County, Oregon: 1937-1855, an oral history (continued) -- An epilogue: how it all ended -- Glossary.
Subject: Youst, George.
Lumbering > Oregon > Coos County.
Lumbering > Washington (State) > Cowlitz County.
Sawmills > Oregon > Coos County.
Sawmills > Washington (State) > Cowlitz County.
Sawmill workers > Oregon > Coos County.
Sawmill workers > Washington (State) > Cowlitz County.

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