Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Don Wilson



Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Don Wilson was a forester. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: The general topic was his experience as a forester. Career in forestry; exposure to Itasca; limit line for deer; ranger meetings; telephone lines; Frank Pugh and others; Douglas Lodge; Milo Stillwell; getting into forestry; Grover Conzet; split between parks and forestry; changes in forestry; CCC/TRA camps; George Wilson; Pageants; logging and the railroads; forestry acquaintances; impressions of Itasca; visiting as a child; protecting the park from fire; deer; CCC and forestry. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: Judge Hella was also present for this interview.
Quantity 1 hour sound cassette
8 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 60 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Wilson, Don
Interviewer: Rieger, Amy K.
Made in Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Itasca State Park
Made in Roseville, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Dates Creation: 08/10/1993
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.42.26
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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