Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Fred Higgins




Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Fred Higgins served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) (S-57, 2703). His occupation was farming. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Personal background information; visiting the park before joining the CCC; joining the CCC; first impressions, his first day; CCC projects; trees; money and how it was spent; going to town; leisure activities; religion; a "typical" day; description of the camp; educational opportunities; deer; living from season to season; general reflections.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
17 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 90 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Higgins, Fred
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Itasca State Park
Made in Park Rapids, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/03/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.42.8
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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