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 deploys his parachute above a forest. The head of the jumper appears to be pointed down and the parachute extends above and has yet to open. This photograph was taken during smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939.
No known restrictions.
exit; deployment; parachute