Earl Stutzman Interview, August 11, 1986

Interviewee

Earl Stutzman

Interviewer

Rosa Stone

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Description

Earl Stutzman talks about his experiences as a smokejumper in 1944 and 1945. He describes one large fire in particular, by the Salmon River, in Idaho, where he spent four or five days. Stutzman briefly discusses his farming career before and after his time as a smokejumper, and affirms that he enjoyed his time as a smokejumper and has no regrets.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Civilian Public Service; Conscientious objectors, United States; Smokejumpers, Idaho; World War, 1939-1945; Mennonite Church; 4-E classification; Smokejumper training; Ninemile, Montana

Original Date

8-11-1986

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Civilian Public Service Smokejumpers Oral History Project, OH 163, 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 interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 163-024

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (9 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:12:08 minutes

Local Filename

OH_163_024.mp3; OH_163_024.pdf

Earl Stutzman Interview, August 11, 1986

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