Ronald E. Lund Interview

Interviewee

Ron Lund

Interviewer

John Joseph Harper

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Description

Ronald Lund talks about training and jumping in Alaska. He also discusses changes to equipment, in administration, and in attitudes from when he started in 1964 to 1984. Lund recalls the driving force behind those changes were several accidents involving smokejumpers.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Alaska Biography; Smokejumping Alaska History; Smokejumping Equipment and supplies; Smokejumping Accidents

Original Date

7-6-1984

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_064

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (91 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (24 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

91 minutes

Local Filename

oh133_064.mp3; OH133-64.pdf

Ronald E. Lund Interview
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