Western Kentucky University, Special Collections Library

Interview with Lt. Col. Henry B. Scott

Date of Interview: 

Thu, 06/11/1987

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Subjects: 

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

Call Number: 

FA 81 B1,F6

Lt. Col. Henry B. Scott describes his experiences as a camp commander in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camps 1 and 4. Topics include training at the salary system, duties as a leader, racial tension, military, camp projects, bedbugs, returning to civilian life, recreation for workers, camp relationships with local residents, the effectiveness of the CCC, eating habits of the Corp members, CCC. contributions, pranks in the camps, and keeping in touch with other members. Mr. Scott also talks about his personal and educational background. Tape index, transcript, and audio file are available.

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