Donald R.

Title

Donald R. "Don" Webb

Interviewee

Donald R. Webb

Interviewer

Floyd Cowles

Files

Download Transcript of Donald Webb Interview (1.4 MB)

Description

Don Webb discusses his time working as a smokejumper out of McCall, Idaho; Missoula, Montana; and Silver City, New Mexico, from 1956 until 1960. He describes the training procedures in 1956, as well as the types of aircraft used. Webb also talks about some of his memorable fire jumps and rescue jumps, and how his perspective on smokejumping has changed after moving to an administrative role.

The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Accidents

Original Date

7-21-1984

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use of this item. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 133-110

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (78 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (27 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_110.pdf

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