Burton Appleton Interview, August 8, 1987

Interviewee

Burton Appleton

Interviewer

Matthew Redinger

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Description

Burton Appleton discusses his experiences as an enrollee in the Civilian Conservation Corps [CCC]. He describes serving at a camp in Glacier National Park, Montana, from 1939 to 1940 and the facets of his daily life there, including food, work, and exercise. Appleton also discusses the social utility and history of the Civilian Conservation Corps.

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Document Type

Oral History

Subjects

Glacier National Park; Civilian Conservation Corps [CCC]; Great Depression, 1929-1939; Public works relief program; Unemployment

Original Date

8-8-1987

Time Period

Twentieth century

Geographic Coverage

Montana

Language

eng

Original Collection

Unions and Labor Oral History Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula

Digital Publisher

University of Montana--Missoula. Mansfield Library

Rights

Copyright to this collection is held by the interview participants and by the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Library, University of Montana-Missoula. Permission may be required for use. For further information please contact Archives and Special Collections: (406) 243-2053 / library.archives@umontana.edu

Oral History Number

OH 272-001

Media Type

Sound; Text

Original Format

1 sound cassette (02:00:00 min.) analog + 1 transcript (33 p.: 28 cm.)

Digital Format

audio/mp3; application/pdf

Run Time

02:00:36 minutes

Local Filename

OH_272_001.mp3; OH_272_001.pdf

Burton Appleton Interview, August 8, 1987

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