Edward T.

Interviewee

Edward T. Case

Interviewer

Sandra Carroll

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Description

Edward Case describes working as a smokejumper from 1946 to 1948 in McCall, Idaho. He discusses being a member of the first group of smokejumpers after World War Two, which consisted primarily of military veterans. He talks about his fellow smokejumpers, their camaraderie, his training in Missoula, Montana, and his experiences on several fires.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Idaho Biography; Smokejumping Idaho History; Forest fires Idaho; Missoula, Montana

Original Date

7-21-1984

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 Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use of this item. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 133-015

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (76 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (18 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

00:58:06 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_015.mp3; OH_133_015.pdf

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