Johnny Breazeal Interview, July 13, 1977

Interviewee

Johnny Breazeal

Interviewer

Jane Reed Benson

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Description

Johnny Breazeal discusses his experiences working as a fire control officer and with the smokejumpers who were located near the Nine Mile Remount Depot north of Missoula, Montana. He describes the use of pack mules in fires, detailing the coordination required to make sure all the necessary components of firefighting were ready at all times.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

U.S. Forest Service; Smokejumping; Firefighting; Food supplies; Pack mules

Original Date

7-13-1977

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Ninemile Remount Depot Oral History Project, OH 086, 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 086-013, 014

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

2 sound cassettes (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (30 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:26:52 minutes

Local Filename

OH_086_013_014.mp3; OH_086_013_014.pdf

Johnny Breazeal Interview, July 13, 1977

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