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 models the original one-piece smokejumper jumpsuit. He olds a let down rope in his right hand, wears a helmet with a face mask, and a high rigit collar. This photograph was taken during the smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939.
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one-piece jump suit; rope; backpack; collar; helmet