Susan Ellen Green
Diane Pryce talks about being the first woman smokejumper in California in 1983 and describes her two seasons there. She discusses the discrimination she faced, including her first unsuccessful attempt at being a smokejumper in Missoula, Montana, in 1982. Pryce talks about the attitudes of male smokejumpers toward women jumpers and offers advice to other women considering a career in smokejumping.
Smokejumpers California Biography; Smokejumping California History; Smokejumpers Training of; Women Employment United States
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 (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (22 p.: 28 cm.)
Pryce, Diane, "Diane Pryce Interview, October 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-088.