Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with George Cressel
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Description 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.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
11 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 100 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Cressel, George
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.), Company 1723, Camp Itasca State Park Annex, State Forest Camp S-70
Itasca State Park
Made in Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 09/08/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.42.4
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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