William Woolworth relates anecdotes from his experiences smokejumping from 1968 until 1979 in Montana, Idaho, and Alaska. He talks about the different firefighting techniques used in different climates, as well as the facilities at numerous smokejumper bases. Woolworth also discusses the impact smokejumping had on his life and the camaraderie that developed among the smokejumpers.
Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library
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1 sound cassette (80 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (27 p. : 28 cm.)
Woolworth, William, "William "Bill" Woolworth Interview, July 22, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-119.