United States Forest Service Region 5 Oral History Project

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Beck, Leigh. An Interview with Leigh Beck. Edited by Jacqueline S. Reiner. Durham
N.C: Forest History Society, 2002.

Bergen, Geri Vanderveer. An Interview with Geri Vanderveer Bergen. Edited by           
Jacqueline S. Reiner. Durham, N.C.: Forest History Society, 2001.

Black, S. Rexford. “Private and State Forestry in California: 1917-1960.” Oral history
conducted by Amelia R. Fry for the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office, 1968.

Bleiker, Hans and Anne-Marie. Bleiker’s Art of Consent Building: The Art and
Science of Getting Your Mission Accomplished…Especially When That Mission is Difficult and Controversial

Cermak, Robert W. Fire In the Forest: A History of Forest Fire Control On the National
Forests In California, 1898-1956. USDA FS publication R5-FR-003; California, 2005.

Chase, Richard A. “FIRESCOPE: A New Concept in Multiagency Fire Suppression
Coordination.” Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station General Technical Report PSW-40, 1980.

Clepper, Henry Edward. Professional Forestry in the United States. Johns Hopkins
University Press, 1971.

Connaughton, Charles A. “National Forests Lands of many Uses: Regional Forrester’s
Report 1961. San Francisco: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service California Region, 1961.

Cox, Thomas R., Robert S. Maxwell, and Phillip Drennon Thomas. This Well-Wooded
Land: Americans and Their Forests from Colonial Times to the Present. University of Nebraska Press, 1985.

Davies, Gilbert W. Memories from the Land of Siskiyou: Past Lives and Times in
Siskiyou County. History Ink Books, 1993.

LA Times newspaper cover on Malibu fire________. Memorable Forest Fires: Stories. History Ink Books, 1995.

________. The Forest Ranger Who Could: Pioneer Custodians of the United
            States Forest Service 1905-1912. History Ink Books, 2003.

Davies, Gilbert W., and Florice M. Frank. Stories of the Klamath National Forest: The
First 50 Years : 1905-1955. History Ink Books, 1992.

Davis, James B. and Robert L Irwin. “FOCUS: A Computerized Approach To Fire
Management Planning,” Journal of Forestry. 74:9 September 1976, 615 – 618.

Fedkin, John. Managing Multiple Uses In National Forests, 1905-1995: A 90-year
Learning Experience and It Isn’t Finished Yet. USDA Forest Service, 1999.

Fried, Jeremy S., J. Keith Gilless and James Spero. “Analyzing Initial Attack on
Wildland Fires Using Stochastic Simulation,” International Journal of Wildland Fire 15: 2006, 137146.

Frome, M. The Forest Service, 2nd Ed., Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1984.

Garfield, James. Peak Performers: The New Heroes of American Business. New York:
 Avon Books, 1987.

Geraci, Victor W., editor. The Lure of the Forest: Oral Histories from the National
Forests In California. USDA FS publication R5-FR-005, 2005.

Godfrey, Anthony. The Ever-Changing View: A History of the National Forests In
 California. USDA FS publication R5-FR-004, 2005.

Graham, Otis L., Jr. Limited Bounty: The US Since WWII. McGraw-Hill,1995.
________, Jr. Environmental Politics and Policy 1960s to 1990s (Issues in Policy
History, 9). Pennsylvania State University Press, 2000.

Gray, Bob. Forest, Fires, and Wild Things. Naturegraph Publishers, 1997.

Holmes, Beverly C. An Interview with Beverly C. Holmes. Edited by Carol C. Severance.
Durham, N.C.: Forest History Society, 2002.

Johnson, Clara. An Interview with Clara Johnson. Edited by Jacqueline S. Reiner.
Durham, N.C.: Forest History Society, 2002.

Kaufmann, Herbert. The Forest Ranger. Johns Hopkins Press, 1960, 1967. Image of Rangers and Lassie

Kelley, Evan W. “The Making of A Regional Forester.” Oral history conducted by
Amelia R. Fry for the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office, 1974.

Kotok, Edward I. “The U.S. Forest Service: Research, State Forestry, and FAO.” Oral
history conducted by Amelia R. Fry for the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office, 1975.

Kruger, Myron E. “Forestry and Technology in Northern California; 1925-1965.” Oral
history conducted by Amelia R. Fry for the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office and the Forest History Society, 1968.

Lewis, James G. “The Applicant Is No Gentleman: Women in the Forest Service.”
Journal of Forestry. July/August, 2005, 259-263.

________. The Forest Service and the Greatest Good: A Centennial History. Forest
History Society, Durham, NC.

Li Master, Dennis C. Decade of Change: The Remaking of Forest Service Statutory
Authority During the 1970s. Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1984.

Miller, Char and Rebecca Staebler. The Greatest Good: 100 Years of Forestry in
 America. Society of American Foresters, 1999.

Mees, Romain. “An Algorithm To Help Design Fire Simulation and Other Data Base
Work,” USDA Forest Service General Technical Report PSW-9/1974.

Pinchot, Gifford. Breaking New Ground, New York: Harcourt Brace, 1947.

Pinchot Institute for Conservation.

Photo of 1978 Civil Rights Meeting GroupPeople Service People: Women and Minorities Working in the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Washington D.C.: U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1980.

Peters, Thomas J. and Robert H. Waterman, Jr. In Search of Excellence: Lessons from America’s-Run Companies. New York: Harper Collins Publishers, 1982.

Pyne, Stephen J. America's Fires: Management on Wildlands and Forests (Forest History
 Society Issues Series). Forest History Society, 1997.

________. Year of the Fires: The Story of the Great Fires of 1910. Penguin Books, 2002.

Pyne, Stephen J., and William Cronon. Fire in America: A Cultural History of Wildland
and Rural Fire (Weyerhaeuser Environmental Book). University of Washington Press, 1997.

Robbins, William G. American Forestry: A History of National, State, and Private
 Cooperation. University of Nebraska Press, 1985.

Runte, Alfred. Public Lands, Public Heritage: The National Forest Idea. Roberts
Rinehart Publishers, 1991.

Schama, Simon. Landscape and Memory. New York: Vintage Books, 1995.

Show, S. Bevier. “National Forests In California.” Oral history conducted by
Amelia R. Fry for the UC Berkeley Bancroft Library Regional Oral History Office, 1965.

Steen, Harold K. The U.S. Forest Service: A History. Seattle: University of Washington
Press, 2004.

Steinberg, Ted. Down to Earth: Nature's Role in American History. Oxford University
Press, 2002.

The Consent Decree in USDA Forest Service Region 5 and the Pacific Southwest
Research Station. Four interviews conducted in 1992 under the auspices of USDA Forest Service and the Oral History Program, CSUS. Collection number: OH-003.

Thomas, J.C. and P. Mohai. Racial, Gender, and Professional Diversification in the
 Forest Service from 1983 to 1992. Policy Studies Journal 23(2): 296-309. 1995

U.S. Department of Agriculture- Forest Service. Women in the Forest Service. MP-1058.
Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1972.

Williams, Gerald W. The USDA Forest Service: the First Century (Washington, DC:
USDA Forest Service, 2000 (FS-650).

Woods, Patricia Dillon. The Defense Budget Process in the Washington Community. Photo of Screen Gems PilotThe Woods Institute, 1985.  

Woods, Patricia Dillon. The Dynamics of Congress: A Guide to the People and Process
 In Lawmaking. The Woods Institute, 1991. 

Worster, Donald. Under Western Skies: Nature and History in the American West.
Oxford University Press, reprint edition 1994.

Zunz, Olivier. Why The American Century. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2000.



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