Calvin “Rawhide” Papritz Interview

Title

Calvin “Rawhide” Papritz Interview

Interviewee

Calvin Papritz

Interviewer

Renée Gouaux

Files

Download Transcript of Calvin Papritz Interview (1.1 MB)

Description

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.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumping Alaska History; Forest fire Montana; Forest fires Alaska

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 133-083, OH 133-084

Media Type

Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (90 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (17 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_083_084.pdf

Calvin “Rawhide” Papritz Interview

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