Phillip B. Stanley Interview

Interviewee

Phillip B. Stanley

Interviewer

Roxanne Farwell

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Description

Philip Stanley recalls how his inquiries about smokejumping as alternative service during World War Two led to the use of conscientious objectors for smokejumpers in 1943. He discusses the feeling amongst conscientious objectors that they needed to prove themselves. Stanley also talks about the training at Seeley Lake, Montana, the fire jumps he made, and the equipment that they used.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Montana Biography; Smokejumping Montana History; Conscientious objectors United States Biography; World War, 1939-1945 Conscientious objectors

Original Date

7-3-1984

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 133-099

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (60 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (20 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3;application/pdf

Run Time

00:56:57 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_099.mp3; OH_133_099.pdf

Phillip B. Stanley Interview
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