Ken Taylor Interview

Title

Ken Taylor Interview

Interviewee

Ken Taylor

Interviewer

Kim Maynard

Files

Download Transcript of Ken Taylor Interview (1.3 MB)

Description

Ken Taylor describes his experiences smokejumping at the North Cascades Smokejumper Base at Winthrop, Washington, from 1962 to 1966. In particular, he talks about the training, the equipment used, and his experiences fighting fires. Taylor also describes the one serious injury he sustained as a smokejumper.

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

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Washington (State) Biography; Smokejumping Washington (State) History; Smokejumping Equipment and supplies; Smokejumping Accidents; Smokejumpers Training of

Original Date

6-8-1984

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 133-106

Media Type

Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (69 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (25 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

application/pdf

Local Filename

OH_133_106.pdf

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