Bert Tanner Interview

Title

Bert Tanner Interview

Interviewee

Bert Tanner

Interviewer

Renée Gouaux

Files

Download Transcript of Bert Tanner Interview (1.2 MB)

Description

Bert Tanner, who smokejumped from 1968 to 1977, offers his opinions the smokejumper program and its policies, including the use of career jumpers and women, and the “let burn” policy. He describes training in Missoula, Montana, and jumping on fires throughout the western United States.

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; Women Employment; Forest management West (United States)

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 133-105

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (63 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (21 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_105.pdf

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