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Title

William "Bill" Woolworth Interview

Interviewee

William Woolworth

Interviewer

Kathy Root

Files

Download Transcript of William Woolworth Interview (1.5 MB)

Description

William Woolworth relates anecdotes from his experiences smokejumping from 1968 until 1979 in Montana, Idaho, and Alaska. He talks about the different firefighting techniques used in different climates, as well as the facilities at numerous smokejumper bases. Woolworth also discusses the impact smokejumping had on his life and the camaraderie that developed among the smokejumpers.

William Woolworth relates anecdotes from his experiences smokejumping from 1968 until 1979 in Montana, Idaho, and Alaska. He talks about the different firefighting techniques used in different climates, as well as the facilities at numerous smokejumper bases. Woolworth also discusses the impact smokejumping had on his life and the camaraderie that developed among the smokejumpers.

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

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History

Original Date

7-22-1984

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 133-119

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (80 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (27 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_119.pdf

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