Max Glaves Interview

Title

Max Glaves Interview

Interviewee

Max Glaves

Interviewer

Kathy Root

Files

Download Transcript of Max Glaves Interview (1.3 MB)

Description

Max Glaves discusses his experiences as a smokejumper from 1947 to 1951, including his training at McCall, Idaho. He describes what it was like to work with the returning military veterans because he had been too young to fight during World War Two. Glaves also talks about the social life and relationships among smokejumpers, his experience jumping on a fire by himself, and the impact being a smokejumper had on him.

The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; Smokejumping Social aspects

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 133-040

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (68 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (24 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_040.pdf

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