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Oral History Interview with Virgil Derry 1984 July 20 (Side B)

Virgil Derry discusses his early involvement with parachuting and testing equipment later used by smokejumpers. He describes the experimental jumps he made with his brother Frank Derry in 1939 for…

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Oral History Interview with Virgil Derry 1984 July 20 (Side A)

Virgil Derry discusses his early involvement with parachuting and testing equipment later used by smokejumpers. He describes the experimental jumps he made with his brother Frank Derry in 1939 for…

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Oral History Interview with David "Dave" Flaccus 1984 July 10 (Side B)

David Flaccus describes his experiences as a smokejumper during World War Two from 1943 through 1945 through the Civilian Public Service program (CPS). He discusses training at Seeley Lake Montana…

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Oral History Interview with Robert "Bob" Derry 1984 July 20 (Side A)

Robert Derry talks about working as a smokejumper in 1943 and 1946. He also discusses his brothers Frank Chet and Virgil who were all smokejumpers and were involved with the early development of the…

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Oral History Interview with David "Dave" Flaccus 1984 July 10 (Side A)

David Flaccus describes his experiences as a smokejumper during World War Two from 1943 through 1945 through the Civilian Public Service program (CPS). He discusses training at Seeley Lake Montana…

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Oral History Interview with Robert "Bob" Derry 1984 July 20 (Side B)

Robert Derry talks about working as a smokejumper in 1943 and 1946. He also discusses his brothers Frank Chet and Virgil who were all smokejumpers and were involved with the early development of the…

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Oral History Interview with Albert W. "Al" Cramer 1984 July 22 (Side A)

Albert Cramer discusses his 30-year career which began in 1943 as a smokejumper and program administrator in Missoula Montana and Alaska. He talks about the training and equipment as well as the…

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Oral History Interview with Ashley O. Court 1984 June 6 (Side B)

Ashley Court discusses his long career as a smokejumper from 1963 to 1982 working out of the North Cascades Smokejumping Base in Winthrop Washington as well as the satellite base in La Grande Oregon…

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Oral History Interview with Albert W. "Al" Cramer 1984 July 22 (Side B)

Albert Cramer discusses his 30-year career which began in 1943 as a smokejumper and program administrator in Missoula Montana and Alaska. He talks about the training and equipment as well as the…

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Oral History Interview with Earl Cooley #2 1984 June 19 (Side A)

One of the first men selected in 1940 to train as a smokejumper Earl Cooley describes the early years of the program including the selection of men the training and the equipment. He also recalls…

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Oral History Interview with Earl Cooley #2 1984 June 19 (Side B)

One of the first men selected in 1940 to train as a smokejumper Earl Cooley describes the early years of the program including the selection of men the training and the equipment. He also recalls…

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Oral History Interview with Ashley O. Court 1984 June 6 (Side A)

Ashley Court discusses his long career as a smokejumper from 1963 to 1982 working out of the North Cascades Smokejumping Base in Winthrop Washington as well as the satellite base in La Grande Oregon…

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Oral History Interview with Wilmer "Bill" Carlsen 1984 August 29 (Side B)

Wilmer Carlsen discusses joining the smokejumpers under the Civilian Public Service program (CPS) in 1943 because he was a conscientious objector during World War Two. He describes his experiences as…

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Oral History Interview with Wilmer "Bill" Carlsen 1984 August 29 (Side A)

Wilmer Carlsen discusses joining the smokejumpers under the Civilian Public Service program (CPS) in 1943 because he was a conscientious objector during World War Two. He describes his experiences as…

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Oral History Interview with Earl Cooley #1 1984 May 30 (Side A)

One of the first men selected in 1940 to train as a smokejumper Earl Cooley describes the early years of the program including the selection of men the training and the equipment. He also recalls…

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Oral History Interview with Earl Cooley #1 1984 May 30 (Side B)

One of the first men selected in 1940 to train as a smokejumper Earl Cooley describes the early years of the program including the selection of men the training and the equipment. He also recalls…

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