Stanley Norgaard details his experiences as a smokejumper at Missoula, Montana, from 1955 to 1960. He describes the training, the equipment, and the sequence of events on a fire call. Norgaard also outlines the duties of a rigger, including packing and repairing parachutes.
This interview was continued on July 23, 1984.
Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Forest fires Montana
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 (69 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (18 p. : 28 cm.)
Norgaard, Stanley N., "Stanley N. Norgaard Interview, July 19, 1984" (1984). Smokejumpers 1984 Reunion Oral History Project. OH 133-077.