Itasca State Park Oral History Project: Interview with Veronica and Frank Wethern


Description BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Veronica and Frank Wethern both worked in the park in the 1970s. Frank worked in maintenance at Douglas Lodge and Veronica worked in the gift shop. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Overview of their work experiences; Ben Littlecreek and selling Indian artifacts in the shop; wages in the 1970s; changes to the north entrance; fees versus a free park; changes in boat landings; the history of boat landings in the park; park versus wilderness issues; crowd management issues.
Quantity 1.5 hours sound cassette
7 pages transcript
Format Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
Measurements 15 minutes length
Creation Interviewee: Wethern, Frank
Interviewee: Wethern, Veronica
Interviewer: Thoma, Ben
Subjects Itasca State Park
Dates Creation: 08/10/2000
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 102
Accession Number AV2003.40.17
More Info MHS Library Catalog
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Itasca State Park Oral History Project'

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