Bill Moody Interview

Interviewee

Bill Moody

Interviewer

Kim Maynard

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Description

Bill Moody talks about being involved in the smokejumper program from 1957 until the date of the interview in 1984. He describes his roles at two different smokejumping bases, both as a smokejumper and as an administrator. Moody talks about working as a smokejumper, trainer, and squad leader at La Grande, Oregon, from 1957 to 1965, before transferring to the North Cascades Smokejumper Base in Winthrop, Washington, where he became base manager in 1972. He also discusses his experiences travelling to Canada in 1974 and the Soviet Union in 1976 to learn about their smokejumping programs and collaborate.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Northwest, Pacific Biography; Smokejumping Northwest, Pacific History; Smokejumping Administration

Original Date

6-6-1984

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_073_074

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (127 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (37 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

127 minutes

Local Filename

oh133_073.mp3; oh133_074.mp3; OH133-73.pdf

Bill Moody Interview
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