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.
Glenn Smith points to the relase pin on the main parachute mounted to jumper Dick Tuttle's back. The photograph was taken as part of the smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939.
No known restrictions.
backpack; demonstration; rip cord; pins; Tuttle, Dick; Smith, Glenn