CCC trunk with camp memorabilia

Titles CCC trunk with camp memorabilia
Description Olive green metal trunk is marked "Johnny Buskowiak / Co. 713" in silver paint on the lid and has brass plated hardware. Maker's label is marked "LUGGAGE MFGRS / WAHL TRUNK CO. / EAU CLAIRE, WIS". Inside are two photographs of donor R. John Buskowiak in the Civilian Conservation Corps, a blue felt pennant with the C.C.C. logo, a colored photographic reproduction of actress/singer Deanna Durbin, a postcard printed "Fishing is Good Here", and a "C.C.C. Unit Certificate" awarded to "Rafael Buskowiak" for orientation completion. Broken luggage handle is also inside trunk. Used by donor while in United States Civilian Conservation Corps. at Lake City, Minnesota, and Plainview, Minnesota, between 1938 and 1940.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 12.5 inches height
30.5 inches width
16.5 inches depth
Nomenclature trunk (container)
photograph
pennant
postcard
certificate
Materials steel (est.)
paper
felt
metal
brass (alloy)
Creation Made by: Wahl Trunk Company
Made in: Eau Claire, Eau Claire County, Wisconsin, United States
Subjects Used by: Buskowiak, R. John ;
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.), Company 713, Camp Lake City, Soil Conservation Service SCS-16
Durbin, Deanna
Used in: Lake City, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States
Used in: Plainview, Wabasha County, Minnesota, United States
Politics and government
Government & Politics. Government Agencies. Unclassified
Luggage. Trunks
Dates Use: 07/07/1938 - 10/13/1938 (Dates donor was enrolled in CCC, Company 2709, Soil Conservation Service, Camp Plainview.)
Use: Exactly 04/13/1940 - 09/25/1940 Donor enrolled in CCC, Company 713, Soil Conservation Service, Camp Lake City
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 1993.146.12 (Accession Number)

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