|Title||Wayne Kurtz CPS Smokejumper Experiences|
|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|
Civilian Public Service Camp 103
|Extent of Description||6 pages paper document|