Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Myrtie Hunt

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Titles Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Myrtie Hunt
Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Myrtie Hunt worked as a waitress at Douglas Lodge during the summers of 1931 to 1933. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: In general, her experience as a waitress at Douglas Lodge in the 1930s; personal background; Itasca connection; first impressions of the park and her arrival; initial accommodations in cabins; people of the park; getting acquainted; pay; changes over the years; the uniforms; recreation; a "typical" day; length of shifts; activities between shifts; people of the Lodge; money in the safe; the Clubhouse vs. the cabins; raccoons; Forest Inn; reflecting on her experiences; park development.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
14 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 45 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Hunt, Myrtie
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in: Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Itasca State Park
Dates Creation: 08/05/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102 (Library Call Number)
AV2003.42.9 (Accession Number)
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'


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