Frank Young, Part 1, The Great American Experiment of Homesteading the American West


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Sep 02 2020 42 mins  

In this episode, Anne Marie talks to Frank Young. Frank is from Bangor, Maine, but currently lives in Silver Plume, Colorado. He has dedicated his career as a steward of the land with the US Bureau of Land Management, Dept. of the Interior in the American West (BLM for short).

In Part 1 of our Homesteading the American West series, Frank explains the history of the great experiment of homesteading the American West.

Resources

Bureau of Land Management

Homestead Act

Movies

Far and Away (1992) Trailer

The Westerner (1940) Trailer

Cimarron (1960) Trailer

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