Mammoth Cave National Park

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Gilbert Bush discusses his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 4. Topics include the Depression, training, communications work, the salary system, building a ferry landing, free time, camp projects, pranks, the Army during WW II, comparison of life in the CCC camps to life...

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Georgie Childress talks about his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camps 3 and 2. Topics include the salary system, free time, camp projects, building and maintaining roads, pranks, location of Camp 1, interactions among the camps, social life and dances at the Whoopee House...

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Rev. Sherman Moffitt relates his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 1. Topics include training, the salary system, free time, camp projects, pranks, location of Camp 1, interactions among the camp, dating local girls, CCC relationship with the local community, comparison...

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Clint Thompson relates his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 4. Topics include training, the salary system, installing new telephone systems, camp projects, pranks, CCC relationships with the local community, problems, his opinion of the CCC program, and work after...

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Vernon Wells talks about his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 2, and later as a ranger in the years of the development of the park. Topics include training at Fort Knox, Emergency Conservation Works (ECW), road conditions, removing former land owners from park property...

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Ray Scott describes his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 2. Topics include the CCC selection process in Metcalfe County, assignment as a photographer, training, the salary system, work assignments, free time, education programs, pranks, recreation in local towns, racial...

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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...

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H.B. Jackson relates his experiences as a cook in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 4. Topics include training, the salary system, the number of cooks need to run food operation, serving meals in the field, writing menus, meals for special occasions, free time, education programs,...

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Ellis Jones talks about his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 4. Topics include the Depression, mechanic work at the camps, tree planting, salary, camp projects, fire duty, free time, education programs, pranks, location of the camps, interactions among the camps, dating...

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James Dennison describes his experiences in the CCC at Mammoth Cave National Park, Camp 2. Topics include training, the salary system, work assignments, free time, carpentry classes sneaking out of camp during a mumps quarantine, interactions among the camps, racial tensions, dating local girls...

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