Western Kentucky University, Special Collections Library

Interview with Troy E. Davis

Date of Interview: 

Tue, 07/14/1987

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Subjects: 

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

Call Number: 

FA 81 B2,F5

Troy Davis discusses his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camps 2 and 4. Topics include the CCC selection process in Barren County, training, the salary system, work assignments, masonry work, free time, education programs, pranks, racial tension, interactions among the camps, dating local girls, CCC relationships with the local community, CCC contributions, problems with the CCC, and work after leaving the C.C.C. Mr. Davis also talks about his personal background. Tape index, transcript, and audio file are available.

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