Susan Ellen Green
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.
Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Standards; Women Employment
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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Oral History Number
1 sound cassette (01:30:00 min.): analog + 1 transcript (29 p.: 28 cm.)
Maynard, Kim, "Kim Maynard Interview, October 31, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-070.