Wayne R. Webb Interview

Interviewee

Wayne Webb

Interviewer

Kim Elise Taylor

Files

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Description

Wayne Webb speaks about his 30 years working as a smokejumper at McCall, Idaho, from 1946 until 1975. In particular, he emphasizes his job in equipment design, making parachutes and jump suits. Webb also discusses the 40-year age limit and what it was like to resume jumping after it was lifted.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; Smokejumping Equipment and supplies

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_111

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (85 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (23 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

85 minutes

Local Filename

oh133_111.mp3; OH133-111.pdf

Wayne R. Webb Interview
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