Calvin “Rawhide” Papritz Interview
Download Transcript of Calvin Papritz Interview (1.1 MB)
Calvin Papritz discusses the five seasons he worked as a smokejumper 1958-1959 and 1965-1966 in Missoula, Montana, and 1967 in Fairbanks, Alaska. He talks about the differences in jumping and firefighting between Montana and Alaska, focusing on such factors as terrain and climate.
The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collections, but has not yet been digitized.
Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumping Alaska History; Forest fire Montana; Forest fires Alaska
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana-Missoula. Mansfield Library
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Oral History Number
OH 133-083, OH 133-084
2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (17 p. : 28 cm.)
CitationOH 133-083, OH 133-084
Papritz, Calvin, "Calvin “Rawhide” Papritz Interview" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection. OH 133-083, OH 133-084.