Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with David Feil


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: David Feil was a maintenance worker and master plumber at Itasca and other state parks starting in 1965. He owned a cabin just north of the park. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Upgrading the plumbing put in by CCC; building the paths and docks by Douglas Lodge; maintenance issues of old systems; issues with wells; some talk on electricity in the park; changes in wildlife, trails and facilities over the years; a sewer anecdote; memories on people of the park especially Jack Katzenmeyer; comments on funding for buildings; the purchase of an old saw mill.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
7 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 20 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Feil, David
Interviewer: Thoma, Ben
Subjects Itasca State Park
Dates Creation: 07/28/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.40.4
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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