Charles Viviano Interview

Interviewee

Charles Viviano

Interviewer

Renée Gouaux

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Description

Charles Viviano recalls his experiences as a smokejumper in 1953 and 1954. He describes training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana and compares it the training he received in the military. Viviano talks about the smokejumper operation in Yellowstone National Park, especially the facility and equipment used. He also offers his thoughts about women smokejumpers.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Yellowstone National Park Biography; Smokejumping Yellowstone National History; Women Employment; Forest fires Yellowstone National Park

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 133-108

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (22 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:01:09 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_108.mp3; OH_133_108.pdf

Charles Viviano Interview
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