Bob McGraw Interview

Title

Bob McGraw Interview

Interviewee

Bob McGraw

Interviewer

Kim Elise Taylor

Files

Download Transcript of Bob McGraw Interview (915 KB)

Description

Bob McGraw reminisces about the 1953 and 1954 smokejumping seasons in Missoula, Montana, and Silver City, New Mexico. He describes his training and talks about the changes in the smokejumper program, particularly equipment, from the 1950s to the 1980s.

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; Smokejumping New Mexico History

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 133-067

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (50 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (15 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_067.pdf

Bob McGraw Interview

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