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Oral history interview with Clarence Johnson
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Clarence Johnson was born in Austin, Minnesota on October 19, 1909. He worked in the Armory in Austin until about 1934 when he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps. He worked in Company #729 at Big Lake until it moved to Wilton in 1935, then left the Company altogether in 1936. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: During the Interview, Mr. Johnson talks about the CCC camps. He tells about the buildings, the Forestry Service located at the camp, hours men worked and the kind of work done. Included are methods used in work, a description of work during the winter, accidents, and the types of people who worked in these camps.
1 hour sound cassette
13 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
00:42:58 running time
Interviewee: Johnson, Clarence William
Interviewer: Johnson, Stan
Made in: Bemidji, Beltrami County, Minnesota, United States
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.), Company 720, Camp Big Lake, Federal Forest Camp F-28
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 14 (Library Call Number)
AV1994.260.4 (Accession Number)
MNHS Library Catalog