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Hindsight is 20/20: Zoning Changes We Should Have Made Before the Wildfire

Hindsight is 20/20: Zoning Changes We Should Have Made Before the WildfireWildfires continue to ravage the western United States. The “wildfire season” seems to start earlier and end…

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MWCoh-0577 (Tape 1, Side B) (Grand Junction Firemen)

No description given for Museum of Western Colorado Histories. Title: Grand Junction Firemen

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MWCoh-0577 (Tape 2, Side A) (Grand Junction Firemen)

No description given for Museum of Western Colorado Histories. Title: Grand Junction Firemen

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Julia B. Van Horn "Keep the Home Fires Burning"

Folk Song

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Emma Hutchins "Little Annie Rooney"

Folk Song

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Oral history interview with Billy Gean Ellis [sound recording] 2002 Oct. 26.

Billy Ellis recounts his early days as lookout at the fire lookout station on Devils Head summit in Douglas County Colo. the last manned fire lookout station in Colorado. He describes the lookout…

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Jerry McCarthy for Colorado Reflections 1983

Jerry McCarthy recalls his times in Denver and Greeley including his memories of the snow storm of 1913 the Great Depression and his 26 years at the Denver Fire Department.

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Oral History Interview with Bill Moody #2 1984 June 6

Bill Moody talks about being involved in the smokejumper program from 1957 until the date of the interview in 1984. He describes his roles at two different smokejumping bases both as a smokejumper…

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Oral History Interview with Steve Reynaud 1984 June 7

Steven Reynaud talks about his career as a smokejumper at the North Cascades Smokejumper Base in Winthrop Washington and the base in La Grande Oregon from 1965 to 1984. He discusses the smokejumper…

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Oral History Interview with Robert L. "Bob" Martin 1984 July 22 (Side B)

Robert Martin discusses the one season he worked as a smokejumper in 1941. He talks about the training at the Nine Mile Ranger Station in Montana the equipment and the equipment modifications he…

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Oral History Interview with Francis B. Lufkin #2 1984 June 7 (Side A)

Francis Lufkin discusses his 40-year career with the U.S. Forest Service which includes being one of the first smokejumpers as well as an equipment developer trainer and base manager of the North…

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Oral History Interview with Francis B. Lufkin #2 1984 June 7 (Side B)

Francis Lufkin discusses his 40-year career with the U.S. Forest Service which includes being one of the first smokejumpers as well as an equipment developer trainer and base manager of the North…

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Oral History Interview with Francis B. Lufkin #1 1984 June 7 (Side A)

Francis Lufkin discusses his 40-year career with the U.S. Forest Service which includes being one of the first smokejumpers as well as an equipment developer trainer and base manager of the North…

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Oral History Interview with Jim Lindell 1984 July 22 (Side A)

Jim Lindell discusses the three summers he worked as a smokejumper out of McCall Idaho from 1964 to 1966. He recalls experiences from training jumping and socializing as a smokejumper particularly in…

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Oral History Interview with Francis B. Lufkin #1 1984 June 7 (Side B)

Francis Lufkin discusses his 40-year career with the U.S. Forest Service which includes being one of the first smokejumpers as well as an equipment developer trainer and base manager of the North…

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Oral History Interview with Wendy Kamm 1984 November 30 (Side A)

Wendy Kamm discusses being one of the first three women smokejumpers at the Missoula Montana base in 1982. She describes the training and the injuries she sustained and compares fighting fires in…

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