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OH 0883

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Pennsylvania; joining the CCC; assignment to Camp Pebble Dell in the Allegheny National Forest (ANF-1) near Marienville, Pennsylvania; description of camp; life in camp.

OH 1063

Her recollections concerning women’s lives in Texarkana, Texas, during the Progressive Era. Childhood descriptions of business community; “Swampoodle” and speakeasies and prostitution; folk medicines; funeral practices; education; stay at Fort Worth Masonic Home; memories of parents; church activities; mother’s membership in Maccabees; gender roles; child rearing; holiday customs.

OH 0880

Plumber. His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Arkansas; joining the CCC; assignment to Company 742 at Camp Shady near Mena, Arkansas; transfer to Company 4782 at Camp Flint Creek near Phillipsburg, Montana; description of camps; life in camps.

OH 1228

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to Company 856 in Palisades Park at Palo Duro Canyon near Amarillo, Texas; company move to Bowie, Texas; description of camps; life in camps.

OH 1222

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Arkansas and Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to a camp at White Rock Lake, Texas; description of camp; life in camp.

OH 0988

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Missouri; joining the CCC; assignment to Company 1733 in Ava, Missouri; description of camp; life in camp.

OH 0132

Banker. Observations on the settlement and development of the Coastal Bend area of South Texas, 1935-72. Subdivisions and residential developments; Canoe Lake Corporation; tourism; early hotels and motels; duck hunting; Aransas National Wildlife Refuge; shrimping; shipbuilding; Gulf Intracoastal Waterway; hurricanes; views on community growth; local taxation; oil and gas industry; social activities.

OH 0814

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Garland and Wylie, Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to Company 869 in Farmersville, Texas; camp move to Kaufman, Texas; description of camps; life in camps.

OH 1549

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Oklahoma and Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to a camp in Boyd, Texas; camp move to Mesquite, Texas; description of camps; life in camps.