Robert Whaley Interview
Download Transcript of Robert Whaley Interview (1.4 MB)
Robert Whaley relates anecdotes from the three years he worked as a smokejumper in Missoula, Montana, from 1956 to 1958. In particular, he describes the physical nature of the training, smokejumper equipment, and firefighting procedures and signals.
The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.
Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Equipment and supplies
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (71 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (25 p. : 28 cm.)
Whaley, Robert, "Robert Whaley Interview" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection. OH 133-114.