Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Lorraine Luschen



Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Lorraine Luschen worked at Douglas Lodge and her husband was manager there. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The overall topic was her experiences working at Douglas Lodge. Personal background; working at the Forest Inn in 1948; waitressing at Forest Inn; civil service changes; leisure activities; Forest Inn; husband Mel as manager; Peas Bailey and others; visitor changes; changes in park facilities; Douglas Lodge; money; food; the reservation system; deposits; the people of Itasca; a "typical" day; contact with locals; park politics; park managers; conferences in the park; general reflections.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
11 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 45 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Luschen, Lorraine
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in Laporte, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Itasca State Park
Made in Laporte, Hubbard County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 07/13/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.42.14
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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