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 descends above a forest. This photograph was taken during smokejumping experiments in Winthrop, Washington in 1939. The caption reads "Timber jumper approaching fire target at "Parachute Flat" Chelan National Forest, Washington." This image is a mounted print used for reference by the National Archives.
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target fire; timber jump