Hopalong Cassidy's "Fire on Capitan: The True Story of Little Smokey" Script

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Illustrated cover for a record narrated by Hopalong Cassidy and Smokey Bear with the story of "Fire on Capitan: The Story of Little Smokey." Includes the script for the story narrated by Hopalong Cassidy and a series of public service announcements by Smokey Bear encouraging everyone to do all they could to prevent forest fires. Created for use by radio stations across the country, was labeled Radio Platter #14.


  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)
  • Smithsonian Institution and United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 326, Box 83, Folder: Smokey Bear

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu



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  • Radio scripts
  • Forest fire prevention
  • Sound recordings
  • Cassidy, Hopalong (Fictitious character)
  • Radio broadcasting
  • Smokey Bear
  • Advertising
  • Bears
  • Nature conservation
  • Advertising--Forest fire prevention
  • Radio programs


  • United States
  • Washington
  • DC


  • Document
  • Paper

ID Number

SIA2019-000025 and SIA2019-000026 and SIA2019-000027 and SIA2019-000028 and SIA2019-000029 and SIA2019-000030 and SIA2019-000031 and SIA2019-000032

Physical description

Number of Images: 8; Color: Color; Size: 8.652w x 10.895h and 8.633w x 10.948h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper

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