Herb Fischer and Robert E. Reid Interview

Title

Herb Fischer and Robert E. Reid Interview

Interviewer

Dan Hall

Files

Download Transcript of Herb Fischer and Robert Reid Interview (1.2 MB)

Description

Herb Fischer and Robert Reid reminisce about the rookie smokejumper class of 1957 in Missoula, Montana, and about their fire jumps across the western United States. They also discuss project work, the future of the smokejumper program, injuries, and a plane crash at the Moose Creek Ranger Station in August 1959.

The audio for this interview is available at Archives and Special Collection, but has not yet been digitized.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History

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 133-089

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (66 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (22 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_089.pdf

Herb Fischer and Robert E. Reid Interview

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