Kenneth Roth Interview

Title

Kenneth Roth Interview

Interviewee

Kenneth Roth

Interviewer

Dan Hall

Files

Download Transcript of Kenneth Roth Interview (1017 KB)

Description

Kenneth Roth describes his experiences as a smokejumper from 1946 to 1950, including training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana, jumping out of McCall, Idaho, and working with other veterans of World War Two. He also talks about his career as a pilot for Johnson Flying Service dropping smokejumpers, cargo, and water on forest fires, as well as flying a helicopter for rescue work.

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

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History; Air pilots West (United States); Airdrop

Original Date

7-12-1984

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 133-092

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (48 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (17 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_092.pdf

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