Robert Whaley Interview

Title

Robert Whaley Interview

Interviewee

Robert Whaley

Interviewer

Renée Gouaux

Files

Download Transcript of Robert Whaley Interview (1.4 MB)

Description

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.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Equipment and supplies

Original Date

6-27-1984

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 133-114

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (71 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (25 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_114.pdf

Robert Whaley Interview

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