1930s

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 0812

His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Minnesota; joining the CCC; assignment to a camp in Big Fork, Minnesota; description of camp; life in camp; joining the Marine Corps; 4th Marine Division in the Pacific Theater.

OH 1327

His experiences as a demolitions expert in the China-Burma-India Theater during World War II. Education in West Texas; his work as an oil well shooter in the West Texas oil fields, 1930s; enlistment in the Army, 1941; assignment to the 12th Cavalry Regiment, Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas, 1941-43; transfer to the 124th Cavalry and assignment to Burma, 1943; combat against Japanese forces around Mong Wi and Myitkyina, Burma, 1943-45; his battle wound and evacuation, July, 1945; sundry readings from his personal journal.

OHB 0009

Banker, chairman of board, First State Bank of Denton. Family background; father’s role in founding First State Bank of Denton; education; work with various federal and state agencies; early experiences in banking; presidency of Texas Bankers Association; Depression; evolution of banking practices and laws; views on local ownership of banks vs. holding company banks; his bank investment policies.

OH 0820

Civil engineer. His experiences while employed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. Childhood in Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Texas; joining the CCC; assignment to Company 3802 in Littlefield, Texas; description of camp; life in camp.