Charles Clemensen relates in detail his two summers as a smokejumper working out of the Cave Junction, Oregon base. He describes the training, fires, project work, jumping equipment, and the uncertainty of the future of the program in 1949.
Smokejumpers Oregon Biography; Smokejumping Oregon History; Forest fires California; Forest fires Oregon
Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Collection, OH 133, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula
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1 sound cassette (67 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (21 p. : 28 cm.)
Clemensen, Charles, "Charles Clemensen Interview, July 21, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-017.