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Title Harry Gisborne's Fire Fighting Stories
Catalog Number 2014.030.109
Object Name Manuscript
Scope & Content Harry Gisborne's Fire Fighting Stories 1930s
>> From a file labeled "Gisborne File"
>> Gisborne's goal was to publicize the effort to control wildfires and perhaps increase public support for funding fire control.
>> Handwritten stories, outlines and notes
>> Typed manuscripts - primarily about fire fighters
>> Memo 7-14-1937 to Time Magazine
>> Memo 9-23-1931 to American Forests
>> Memo 8-9-1943 from Life Magazine rejecting Gisborne's article idea on smokejumper. The attached yellow file copy included Gisborne's original photographs (he used his personal Leica camera) to illustrate the storyline. (the photographs are cataloged separately 2014.30.110 to 119)
Year Range from 1931
Year Range to 1943
People Gisborne, Harry T.
Subjects Firefighters
Public information
Search Terms Communication
Catalog date 2014-09-12
Extent of Description Approx. 60 pages, letter size
Collection Wellner, Chuck