Aubrey Garber Interview

Interviewee

Aubrey Garber

Interviewer

Roxanne Farwell

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Description

Aubrey Garber describes his serving as a smokejumper during World War Two because of his conscientious objector status. He talks about the training and the Japanese fire bomb threat. Garber also recalls designing the smokejumpers emblem, working a lookout after breaking his hand, and surveying in Oregon. He shares his experiences working in the backcountry.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumpers Training of; Conscientious objectors United States; World War, 1939-1945 Conscientious objectors

Original Date

7-21-1984

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_039

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (56 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (18 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

56 minutes

Local Filename

oh133_039.mp3; OH133-39.pdf

Aubrey Garber Interview
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