Tag Archives: U.S. Forest Service

Getting the Message Out: Smokey Bear PSAs

In honor of Fire Prevention month, we’ll have several posts about records relating to fire prevention. In our previous post I introduced the real Smokey Bear. In addition to that film the National Archives Motion Picture Branch also holds many … Continue reading

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The REAL Smokey Bear

In honor of Fire Prevention month, we’ll have several posts about records relating to fire prevention. The cartoon Smokey appeared in 1944 as part of a larger wildfire prevention program, but the story of the real Smokey Bear began in … Continue reading

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Index to Forest Service Photographs

In my last blog regarding digitization activities I highlighted the series 95-GP “Photographs Relating to National Forests, Resource Management Practices, Personnel, and Cultural and Economic History, ca. 1897-1980″ (ARC Identifier 651890) and mentioned that the series must be searched using … Continue reading

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