Stanley N. Norgaard Interview

Title

Stanley N. Norgaard Interview

Interviewee

Stanley N. Norgaard

Interviewer

Renée Gouaux

Files

Download Transcript of Stanley Norgaard Interview (1.1 MB)

Description

Stanley Norgaard details his experiences as a smokejumper at Missoula, Montana, from 1955 to 1960. He describes the training, the equipment, and the sequence of events on a fire call. Norgaard also outlines the duties of a rigger, including packing and repairing parachutes.

This interview was continued on July 23, 1984.

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; Forest fires Montana

Original Date

7-19-1984

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 133-077

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (69 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (18 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_077.pdf

Stanley N. Norgaard Interview

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