Andrew Stevenson Interview

Title

Andrew Stevenson Interview

Interviewee

Andrew Stevenson

Interviewer

Susan Green

Files

Download Transcript of Andrew Stevenson Interview (1.3 MB)

Description

Andrew Stevenson describes his one regular season in 1965 as a smokejumper and his nine years as a retread, or a regular U.S. Forest Service employee who can be called up to jump as needed, from 1966 to 1974. In particular, he talks about training at the Redding, California base, working with ground crews on fires, and the Forest Service’s emphasis on smokejumper safety.

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

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers California Biography; Smokejumping California History; Smokejumping California Social life and customs; Smokejumpers Training of

Original Date

10-7-1984

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 133-100

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (26 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_100.pdf

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