Western Kentucky University, Special Collections Library

Interview with Gilbert L. Sanders

Date of Interview: 

Thu, 08/13/1987

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Subjects: 

Mammoth Cave National Park, Civilian Conservation Corps, CCC, Great Depression, World War II, Recreation

Call Number: 

FA 81 B3,F6

Gilbert Sanders discusses his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 4. Topics include surveying and mapping farms, the salary system, teaching and education programs, free time, camp projects, interaction among the camps, pranks, CCC relationships with the local community, race relations, his opinion of the CCC program, working in Nevada, and leaving the CCC. Mr. Sanders also talks about his personal background. Tape index, transcript, and audio file are available.

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