Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with John Juntunen




Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: John Juntunen was a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) at Itasca (S-57, 2703). He is a retired painter. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The general topic was his experiences in the CCC. Personal background; the Depression; joining the CCC; CCC activities; first impressions; in the kitchen; exploring the park; mascots and pets; going to town; fighting; religion; “educational opportunities,” leisure activities; in the army; a “typical” day; general reflections.
Quantity 2 hours sound cassette
19 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 90 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Juntunen, John
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in Menahga, Wadena County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Itasca State Park
Made in Menahga, Wadena County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/26/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.42.10
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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