The Great Depression

OH 1516

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Limestone County, Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to Fort Parker in Springfield, Texas; description of camp; life in camp.

OH 0897

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Westbrook and Dublin, Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to Company 849 at SP-36 at Lake Brownwood, Texas; description of camp; life in camp.

OH 0982

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in North Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to Company 1814 at Camp G-136-A in Duncan, Arizona; company move to Camp G-173-A in Fredonia, Arizona; Company 3892 at Camp NP-8-C in Grand Junction, Colorado; description of camps; life in camps.

OH 1745

For the Denton County Historical Commission. Native resident of Denton, Texas. Family history; relation to the first elected official in Dallas, Texas; Denton’s First State Bank; childhood and schooling in Denton; family during the Great Depression; playing piano; the Denton Square; Pearl Harbor and the Second World War; attending the University of North Texas; husband’s background; courtship; life in Austin, Texas; return to Denton; husband’s legal career; catering business; community involvement; children and grandchildren.

OH 1682

For the Denton County Historical Commission. Longtime Denton County resident. Family history; farming life, religious practice, and education in the public schools of Argyle, Texas; marriage to Carson Sullivan and 1929 move to city of Denton; work for Denton Building and Loan Association; 1951 move to Dallas and 1973 return to Argyle; recollections of Influenza epidemic, Great Depression, World War II, and Kennedy assassination; admiration for Barack Obama.

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.