Joseph C. Osborne Interview

Title

Joseph C. Osborne Interview

Interviewee

Joseph C. Osborne

Interviewer

Dan Hall

Files

Download Transcript of Joseph Osborne Interview (1.1 MB)

Description

Joseph Osborne describes in detail the Civilian Public Service (CPS) program and his experiences smokejumping as a conscientious objector during World War Two, from 1943 to 1945. He describes the training at Seeley Lake, Montana, his equipment, including Eagle parachutes, and off-season project work such as building bridges.

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; Conscientious objectors United States Biography; World War, 1939-1945 Conscientious objectors

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 133-082

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (55 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (20 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_082.pdf

Joseph C. Osborne Interview

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