The original photograph is part of Douglas C. Beck's personal photograph collection. Eastern Washington University Archives and Special Collections holds digital copies under collection number SPC 019-0753.
A smokejumper is initiated by participating in the Gobi Gorge swim, which consists of being tied up and dunked into an irrigation ditch by his peers.
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Douglas C. Beck retains all rights to this photographs and has provided Eastern Washington University permission to provide access to the digital copies. For more information, please contact Eastern Washington University Archives and Special Collections at 509-359-2475 or email@example.com.
Smokejumping -- United States, Smokejumpers -- United States, swimming, Gobi Gorge