Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Ken Felt


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: The Felt family lived north of the park in the 1920s and 1930s. Ken Felt was a frequent visitor and part-time worker at the park as well as county sheriff. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Family picnics at the park; sawing wood and ice at the park; memories of the University Station and manager's house; stories about Walter Nelson, former park manager; comments on park personnel; camping in the park in the 1930s; changes in law enforcement in the park; deer hunting in the park; controlled burns to promote forest growth; CCC anecdotes; Jack Hubbard anecdote; an addendum on changes in staffing methods.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
7 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 15 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Felt, Ken
Interviewer: Thoma, Ben
Made in [vicinity] Itasca, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States
Subjects Made in [vicinity] Itasca, Itasca County, Minnesota, United States
Itasca State Park
Dates Creation: 08/14/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.40.5
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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