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Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with George Cressel
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: George Cressel served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) - S70 at Itasca. He was a retired mail carrier who serviced the Star Route, which had Itasca as part of its route. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: His personal background; enlisting in the CCC; barracks; CCC activities; Itasca vs. other camps; a "typical day" at the park; camp characters; leisure activities; going to town; Wegmann's; pageants; reflections on the CCC; being the mail carrier for Itasca.
2 hours sound cassette
11 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
100 minutes length
Interviewee: Cressel, George
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in: Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.), Company 1723, Camp Itasca State Park Annex, State Forest Camp S-70
Itasca State Park
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 102 (Library Call Number)
AV2003.42.4 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'