The photograph is from a scrapbook owned by Larry Lufkin. It corresponds to image 388807 from National Archives and Records Administration.
The photograph was scanned by Larry Lufkin from a Lufkin's scrapbook.
Frank Derry helps Virgil Derry put on a jump jacket. They stand infront of a Stinson Reliant aircraft and a helmet with a facemask rests on the ground. The number written in the bottom margin (388807) likely refers to a photo identification used by the National Archives and Records Administration. The photograph was taken during smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939.
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jump jacket; Derry, Virgil; Derry, Frank 1904-1968; helmet; mask; Stinson Aircraft Corporation Reliant