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.
Jumper Dick Tuttle models an Eagle parachute while sitting on a fence. He holds the rip cord for the main parachute on his back. This photograph was taken during the smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939.
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rip cord; backpack; Tuttle, Dick