Dr. Roy Wenger describes his experiences as director of the Mennonite Central Committee’s Civilian Public Service (CPS) Camp 103 at Seeley Lake and Nine Mile, Montana. He talks about logistical problems in the camp, including keeping the base supplied. Wenger also discusses the relationship between the conscientious objectors and Forest Service personnel and local communities.
Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Conscientious objectors United States; World War, 1939-1945 Conscientious objectors
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 (70 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (17 p. : 28 cm.)
Wenger, Roy, "Roy E. Wenger Interview, September 19, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH_133_113.