William Z. MacDonald Interview

Title

William Z. MacDonald Interview

Interviewee

William Z. MacDonald

Interviewer

Kim Elise Taylor

Files

Download Transcript of William MacDonald Interview (1.0 MB)

Description

William MacDonald discusses his time working as a smokejumper. He talks about the fires, project work, and procedures for going to and coming back from a fire. MacDonald discusses the changes that occurred in the organization from his first stint in 1953 to his second stint from 1957 to 1961.

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

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History

Original Date

7-9-1984

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 133-065

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (57 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (15 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_065.pdf

William Z. MacDonald Interview

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