National Archives and Records Administration (RG 95-GP-4911, Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History).
The photograph was scanned at the National Archives branch in College Park, Maryland.
A parachute hangs from a tree after a test jump that was part of smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939. The caption on the print reads "Canopy of parachute mantling tree growth in ideal landing." This is a mounted print used for reference by the National Archives.
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parachute; hang up