Fritz Koepp Interview

Interviewee

Fritz Koepp

Interviewer

Kim Elise Taylor

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Description

Fritz Koepp describes training at Cave Junction, Oregon, and jumping in Redding, California, in 1957 and 1958. He reminisces about other smokejumpers and relationships among them, as well as the socializing they did during their downtime. Koepp also describes project work and fire procedures, such as let downs and packouts.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Northwest Pacific Biography; Smokejumping Northwest Pacific History; Smokejumpers Training of; Smokejumping Social aspects

Original Date

7-22-1984

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 133-057

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (63 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (20 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

01:06:41 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_057.mp3; OH_133_057.pdf

Fritz Koepp Interview
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