Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Dorothy and Carl Johnson


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dorothy and Carl Johnson were local fire wardens and Mrs. Johnson worked in the park in the 1930s. Their daughter Sharon was at the interview. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Picnics in the park in the 1930s; working in the laundry in the park; worker accommodations in the park; minor descriptions of the older buildings; pageants in the park; discussion on Elk's Lodge in the park; staffing at the park in the 1930s; the fire tower; pens with wild animals caged in them; the old Forest Inn; the roads.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
12 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 25 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Johnson, Dorothy
Interviewee: Johnson, Carl
Interviewer: Thoma, Ben
Subjects Itasca State Park
Dates Creation: 08/02/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.40.6
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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