Sherrill King Interview

Interviewee

Sherrill King

Interviewer

Susan Ellen Green

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Description

Sherrill King talks about her smokejumper training experiences at the Redmond, Oregon smokejumper base and her experiences as a rookie jumper which included initiations. She also discusses the politics of being a female smokejumper, her interactions with male smokejumpers, and the different expectations for women.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Oregon Biography; Smokejumping Oregon History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Oregon Social aspects; Women employment

Original Date

10-20-1984

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_055

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (86 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (29 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

86 minutes

Local Filename

oh133_055.mp3; OH133-55.pdf

Sherrill King Interview
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