Paul E. Sulinski Interview

Interviewee

Paul E. Sulinski

Interviewer

John J. Harper

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Description

Paul Sulinski relates his experiences as a smokejumper, based first in Winthrop, Washington in 1959, and then in Fairbanks, Alaska. He compares the Winthrop base to the facilities in Alaska, and talks about the different tactics for fighting fires in those regions. Sulinski also discusses returning to smokejumping after a 12-year hiatus and the changes in equipment, training, and smokejumper attitudes he has observed.

Type

Oral History

Subjects

Smokejumpers Alaska Biography; Smokejumping Alaska History; Smokejumping Washington (State) History; Smokejumping Philosophy

Original Date

7-6-1984

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 133-103

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (90 min.) : analog + 1 transcript (21 p. : 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3;application/pdf

Run Time

00:56:50 minutes

Local Filename

OH_133_103.mp3; OH_133_103.pdf

Paul E. Sulinski Interview
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