Kenneth Roth Interview, July 12, 1984

Interviewee

Kenneth Roth

Interviewer

Dan Hall

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Description

Kenneth Roth describes his experiences as a smokejumper from 1946 to 1950, including training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana, jumping out of McCall, Idaho, and working with other veterans of World War Two. He also talks about his career as a pilot for Johnson Flying Service dropping smokejumpers, cargo, and water on forest fires, as well as flying a helicopter for rescue work.

Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers West (United States) Biography; Smokejumping West (United States) History; Air pilots West (United States); Airdrop

Original Date

7-12-1984

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 133-092

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (48 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (17 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3;application/pdf

Run Time

00:50:23 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_092.mp3; OH_133_092.pdf

Kenneth Roth Interview, July 12, 1984
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