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Title Wayne Kurtz CPS Smokejumper Experiences
Catalog Number 2015.036.002
Object Name Biography
Scope & Content Wayne Kurtz CPS Smokejumper Experiences
>> CPS or Civilian Public Service Camp 103, Missoula, Montana
>> CPS experience -- Left Orrville, Ohio in 1942 to Galax, Virginia and work on landscaping along the Blue Ridge Parkway; Close Galax Camp; Went to Three Rivers, California and stayed until 1944; Transferred to Powellsville, Maryland Camp over the winter; Wayne reported to the Smokejumper camp at Huson (near Missoula), Montana in June 1945 for training.
>> Smokejumper training and fire fighting experiences are described
>> This was recorded at the Oak Grove Mennonite Church, Smithville, Ohio, October 1, 1995. The tape was transcribed.
Year Range from 1945
Year Range to 1945
Subjects CPS
Smokejumpers
Civilian Public Service Camp 103
Search Terms HRP-CPS
Smokejumpers
Catalog date 2016-01-15
Extent of Description 6 pages paper document
Collection Kurtz, Wayne