DU Special Collections

Oral History Interview with Earl Cooley #1

Title:
Oral History Interview with Earl Cooley #1
Creator:
None specified
Date:
1984-05-30
Type:
Sound Recording
Description:
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 being on the first fire jump for the smokejumper program, and fighting fires.