Charles R. Whitt Interview

Title

Charles R. Whitt Interview

Interviewee

Charles R. Whitt

Interviewer

Kim Taylor

Files

Download Transcript of Charles Whitt Interview (1.3 MB)

Description

Charles Whitt describes his one season, 1946, working as a smokejumper out of McCall, Idaho, with particular emphasis on fire jumps and resulting injuries, as well as the social life. He also talks about working primarily with fellow military veterans and the camaraderie that developed among them.

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

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Idaho Social aspects; Smokejumping Accidents; Forest fires Idaho

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 133-115

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (79 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (20 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_115.pdf

Charles R. Whitt Interview

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