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 jumper stands on a forest floor about to free himself from the parachute. He is wearing a jumpsuit and helmet. The caption on the print reads "Jumper upon landing with parachute mantling tree growth." This jump is part of smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939. This is a mounted print used for reference by the National Archives.
No known restrictions.
hang up; parachute landing; timber