Kim Maynard Interview, October 31, 1984

Interviewee

Kim Maynard

Interviewer

Susan Ellen Green

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Description

Kim Maynard discusses her training and the three seasons she worked as a smokejumper from 1982 to 1984. She talks about the role of women as smokejumpers and the importance of not lowering smokejumper standards to accommodate women. Maynard describes the challenges and discrimination she faced while working for the U.S. Forest Service and moving up the career ladder. She also talks about the camaraderie amongst smokejumpers, regardless of gender.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Standards; Women Employment

Original Date

10-31-1984

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 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 133-070

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (29 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:28:25 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_070.mp3; OH_133_070.pdf

Kim Maynard Interview, October 31, 1984
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