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Oral History Interview with William Bolen 1984 July 21

William Bolen describes being one of the first smokejumpers in Montana in 1940. He talks about being chosen from the Kootenai National Forest where he was working as a smoke chaser and coming to…

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Oral History Interview with Francis B. Lufkin #3 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 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 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 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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