Brooks Henderson describes his experiences jumping in Alaska and New Mexico, as well as McCall, Idaho, and Redding, California, in a career that lasted from 1969 to 1974. Henderson contrasts the different attitudes and practices between each region. He discusses training and project work as well as the changing attitudes toward physical training and the policy of allowing women jumpers.
Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History; Smokejumpers Training of
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 (80 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (26 p. : 28 cm.)
Henderson, Brooks, "Brooks Henderson Interview, July 21, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-045.