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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 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 Jim Lindell 1984 July 22 (Side B)

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 Wendy Kamm 1984 November 30 (Side B)

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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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 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 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 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 Howard Beatty 1984 June 7 (Side A)

Howard Beatty of Twisp Washington discusses his career as a smokejumper from 1948 until 1954 in Winthrop Washington Montana and Cave Junction Oregon. Beatty talks about participating in…

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Oral History Interview with Howard Beatty 1984 June 7 (Side B)

Howard Beatty of Twisp Washington discusses his career as a smokejumper from 1948 until 1954 in Winthrop Washington Montana and Cave Junction Oregon. Beatty talks about participating in…

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Oral History Interview with Fred O. Brauer 1984 June 27 (Side B)

A smokejumper from 1941 to 1942 and 1945 to 1958 Fred O. Brauer describes the early development of the smokejumper program. He discusses the many challenges the program faced during that time…

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Oral History Interview with Larry Anderson 1984 July 4 (Side A)

Larry Anderson discusses his long career as a smokejumper from 1954 to 1979. He discusses the many changes in smokejumping with regards to training and gear as well as the U.S. Forest Service in…

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