Diane Pryce Interview

Title

Diane Pryce Interview

Interviewee

Diane Pryce

Interviewer

Susan Ellen Green

Files

Download Transcript of Diane Pryce Interview (1.3 MB)

Description

Diane Pryce talks about being the first woman smokejumper in California in 1983 and describes her two seasons there. She discusses the discrimination she faced, including her first unsuccessful attempt at being a smokejumper in Missoula, Montana, in 1982. Pryce talks about the attitudes of male smokejumpers toward women jumpers and offers advice to other women considering a career in smokejumping. The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers California Biography; Smokejumping California History; Smokejumpers Training of; Women Employment United States

Original Date

10-1984

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 interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 133-088

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (22 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_088.pdf

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