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Title: Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Project Survey

Dates: 1930-1996

Collection Number:  MSS 10648

Quantity: .5 feet and oversize

Abstract: Records consist of individual forms completed for a 1994 survey conducted by the State Historical Society of North Dakota Museum Division completed by men who were part of the North Dakota Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC).  Survey information includes enlistment location, date mustered in/out and rank, company, project information, camp location, dates, type of work performed, recreational activities, classes taken while in CCC, origin of men in company, and employment after the CCC. 

Several survey respondents donated photographs and/or reminiscences, copies of discharge papers, a CCC annual, CCC newsletters, copies of photographs, copies of official documents, and biographical information. A scrapbook of photographs was transferred to the photo archives. Biographical information is available in this document and in the case file for donors of photographs or manuscript material.

Provenance: The records were donated to the State Historical Society of North Dakota by each donor. Thomas Falck donated the photographs in September 1993. Woodrow Hamers donated the annual on October 17, 1993. Harold Perry Leland donated copies of his photograph collection and papers in June 1996. Alton Long donated issues of the Peavie Press in March 1983. Maurice Martin donated his CCC scrapbook before November 1993. Jack Mayer donated his photographs in March 1993. Bennie Molde donated his photographs in April 1993. Eitel “Bill” Pigors donated the photograph on behalf of Oscar Liedtke, New Leipzig, before November 8, 1993. George Rhone donated his photographs in the summer of 1992. Linda Visocsky donated the photograph on behalf of her father, John Wiltse before November 8, 1993.

Property Rights: The State Historical Society of North Dakota owns the property rights to this collection.

Copyrights: Copyrights to this collection remain with the donor, publisher, author, or author's heirs.  Researchers should consult the 1976 Copyright Act, Public Law 94-553, Title 17, U.S. Code or an archivist at this repository if clarification of copyright requirements is needed.         

Access: This collection is open under the rules and regulations of the State Historical Society of North Dakota.

Citation: Researchers are requested to cite the collection title, collection number, and the State Historical Society of North Dakota in all footnote and bibliographic references.       
Transfer: A scrapbook was separated from the collection and transferred to the Photo Archives (2007-P-009 Civilian Conservation Corps 2771, 2772, 797-Maurice Martin)

Collection note: Oversized photographs 10648-00063, 10648-00106, 10648-00153, 10648-00154, are located in map case drawers. Oversized photograph 10648-00062 is located in the extra oversized area of the first floor in the archives.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Thomas Lee Falck
(Biographical information was researched by Barbara Handy-Marchello in 2007)

Thomas Lee Falck was born March 29, 1918 in Portal Township, Burke County, ND to Frithjof (Fred) and Ragna Falck. Fred was born in Norway and Ragna was born in ND.  Thomas had four siblings: Ida Pollard (1917), Roy (1921), Fred (1922) and May Thon (1923). He completed two years of high school. He was employed by the CCC with Co. 794 for about six months during the winter of 1935-1936 at the Peace Garden camp north of Dunseith, ND. They spent the winter fencing and breaking rock for building of shelters. Falck worked in the aircraft industry before and during World War II in San Diego, CA. He was enlisted in the Army May 1956. He married Florence E. Pero Borden on January 10, 1979. Falck died July 23, 2005 in Escondido, CA.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Woodrow Mathias “Woody” Hamers
(from Hamers’ obituary from the Eastgate Funeral Home website at http://www.eastgatefuneral.com/obituary/Woodrow-Woody-Hamers/Bismarck/1098242. Retrieved 15 January 2012)

Woodrow Mathias “Woody” Hamers was born near Orrin, ND, to Henry "Harry" and Alvina (Weigelt) Hamers. He was baptized on July 28, 1917, at St. Francis Xavier Church. He attended school and graduated from the eighth grade in Drake, ND. On October 15, 1938, Woody married his lifelong sweetheart, Emma Rauschenberger. They had one daughter, Connie, in 1939.

Mr. Hamers was enrolled in the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1937 as a stone mason. He enlisted at Fort Lincoln and was mustered in April 19, 1917 and mustered out September 30, 1937. He worked at the Peace Garden with unit 794-SP1 (Co. 794) based at Kelvin, ND. World War II brought Woody and Emma to Bremerton, WA, where Woody worked in the shipyards. Upon their return to Drake, he worked a dray line with his stepfather, Harry Billings. Woody later began employment with the Soo Line Railroad, where he continued working until retirement in 1980.

In 1978, his railroad work brought about a move to Harvey, ND, where he and Emma also managed the Americana Motel until his retirement from the railroad. In 1982, Woody and Emma moved to Bismarck to be near family and make new friends, and became faithful members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Woody was a member of the Drake Volunteer Fire Department. In his spare time, Woody enjoyed many sports, including hunting, fishing, and playing baseball, as well as he and Emma were avid fans of Twins baseball and rarely missed watching them play when games were televised. Following the death of Emma in 2010, Woody resided at Edgewood Vista in Bismarck until May 2011, when he moved to Elm Crest Manor in New Salem. He was known as "a favorite" at both places, and enjoyed his time in these homes very much. He passed away peacefully at Elm Crest Manor in New Salem, ND, on August 6, 2012.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Dale Johnson
(from Barbara Handy-Marchello’s 2007 research and from Johnson’s obituary in The Minot Daily News July 6, 1997)

Dale Johnson was born April 6, 1913 in Varina, Pocahontas County, Iowa, to Alfred and Nora “Maude” Johnson. He had five siblings: Owen (1909), Herle (1910), Woodrow (1912), Leo (1915) and Evelyn (1916). He was raised in the Varina area until the family moved to Glenburn, ND, and he attended school in Renville County. He later farmed in that area, retiring in 1977. He continued to remain active in the farming operation. He was employed for the Civilian Conservation Corps with Co. as an Exchange Steward at Watford City, ND, and in the Black Hills area of SD from 1934-1937.

He married Nina Smith on June 10, 1937, in Hill City, SD. They returned to Renville County and continued farming. He worked part-time for the Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation Service for 25 years, measuring land tracts and grain bins. He was a member of the Glenburn Elevator and served on its board for many years. He was also a member of the Farmers Union and the Minot Moose Lodge. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Glenburn. Dale and Nina had four children: Lawrence, Fern, Shirley and Patricia. Johnson passed away July 2, 1997 in a Minot health care center.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Harold Perry Leland
(from Barbara Handy-Marchello’s 2007 research and from correspondence in the case file)

Harold Perry Leland was born in 1915 in Lake Williams Township, Kidder County, ND, to Henry and Rachel (Riskadahl). His siblings were Martha (1910), Esther (1912), May (1918), Edith (1923), Evelyn (1927), John (1914), Haken (1916), Adolph (1920), Henry (1921) and Allen (1925). He graduated High School, probably in Robinson, ND, and had CCC training at Little Rock, AK, in typing, shorthand and aeronautics. Harold Leland married Irene. He served as a laborer, company clerk, payroll clerk, power plant operator, ambulance driver, truck driver, and assistant to camp doctor in the CCC from 1935-1940 in Dickinson, Hettinger, Larimore, Lemmon, SD, Mystic, SD, Fort Meade, SD, Salmon, ID, Blackfoot, ID, Little Rock, AK.  He then worked as a Logistics Officer with the US Government at the Hill Air Force Base, Ogden, UT. He retired in 1986. (Please see Leland’s reminiscence for further detail about his CCC experiences).

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Alton George
(from Barbara Handy-Marchello’s 2007 research and from Long’s obituary in the Minot Daily News September 29, 2009)

Alton George Long was born Feb. 22, 1919, a son of Alton H. and Florence B. (Purdy) Long, in Miles City, Mont. He came to North Dakota as a young child and graduated from Granville High School in 1937. In 1939, he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and was stationed at Foxholm with Company 796. He spent one year as Assistant Education Adviser under Raymond Beauclair, working in the library, teaching classes and working as editor of the camp paper Peavie Press. He then spent 6 months as Canteen Steward. He was discharged in September 1940.

On Oct. 15, 1940, Alton enlisted in the Army National Guard, and following the attack on Pearl Harbor, found himself in active duty. He proudly served his country, receiving the Good Conduct Medal, American Defense Medal and Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Ribbon and the ETO Ribbon. He was honorably discharged Sept. 23, 1945.

Alton was united in marriage to Genevieve Covell on Nov. 26, 1944, in Granville. They made their home in Fort Smith, AK, until Alton was sent to Europe until the end of the war. Following his return, they made their home in Granville, where Alton owned and operated Gamble's Hardware. He also served as a policeman in Granville. In 1951, he joined the Minot Police Department and for several years was in charge of school patrol. He continued to work for the City of Minot for 28 years, later as a purchasing agent, technician for the voting machines and superintendent of the Sanitation Department. When he took over the sanitation department, it was his job to clean up and close the old open dump and transition to the landfill method of refuse disposal, one of the first such operations in the state.

Alton retired from the City of Minot in 1979, however, quickly realized that as "a people person" he needed to remain in the workforce. That determined, he began selling specialty advertising items to local business people. He loved the opportunity this gave him to "shoot the breeze" with friends, old and new, regularly. Ultimately it was the adventure of travel that convinced Alton to retire. Alton and Genevieve traveled often, usually by car, meandering the country's back highways and byways, enjoying as much of each beautiful region as they possibly could. Genevieve died May 28, 2008, at the age of 86.
Alton was a member of the Congregational United Church of Christ, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Last Man's Club and the American Legion, all of Minot. Alton G. Long died Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009, in a Minot nursing home.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Maurice Henry Martin
(from Martin’s obituary in The McKenzie County Farmer December 3, 1997)

Maurice Henry Martin, 83, of Valparaiso, IN, died Wednesday November 25, 1997, at Mary E. Bartz Hospice Center, Valparaiso….A graveside service [was] held December 4 at the Rawson Cemetery, Rawson, ND. 

Mr. Martin was born July 7, 1914, in Miles City, MT, to Lafe and Mamie (McCormick) Martin. He graduated from Alexander High School, Alexander, ND, in 1933. He then belonged to the Civilian Conservation Corps for four years. He served with Companies 2771 and 2772 in the North Unit of the Theodore Roosevelt Park and Company 797 in Watford City.

On December 31, 1938, he married Helen Feiring in Alexander. Mr. Martin came to Valparaiso in 1939 to attend the Dodge School of Telegraphy. He worked for Casbon Electric and later at Indiana General for 38 years, retiring in 1980. Mr. Martin was a member of the Porter County Civil Defense and was a Ham Radio operator since 1936.

Mr. Martin is survived by his wife, Helen of Valparaiso; one son, David P. (Phyllis) Martin of Kouts, IN; two daughters, Mary Nickel of McGregor, TX and Ruth (John) Dyer of Princeton, IN; one brother, Harold (Esther) Martin or Williston, ND; seven grandchildren and one great-grandson.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Jack R. Mayer
(Biographical information was researched by Barbara Handy-Marchello in 2007 and from Mayer’s obituary in The McCluskly Gazette June 21, 1996, p.4)

Jack R. Mayer was born July 3, 1915, at McClusky, ND, the son of Daniel and Elizabeth (Goehring) Mayer. Daniel and Elizabeth were born in Russia, and Daniel was a road builder and thresher. Jack had eleven siblings: Frederick (1904), Pauline (1905), Daniel (1906), Bertha Hamilton (1908), August (1909), Martha, Edward (1919), Elizabeth Boetler, Robert (1922), Virginia, Ned (1923) and Andrew. He grew up in McClusky and served with the Civilian Conservation Corps as a Machinist in the Badlands (1934) before graduating from McClusky High School in 1936.

He then attended the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks for one year. He moved to Los Angeles and attended a junior college. He enlisted with the US Army on March 26, 1941 as a private and served both statewide and in the Pacific Theatre as a lieutenant.

He married Jessie Thomas in Louisville, KY. After his discharge, he worked for the city of Los Angeles for several years. He also co-owned and managed the P & M Technical Services in Sepulveda, CA. He pioneered Contract Engineering services to serve mostly the aerospace industry. He was also involved with the Far West Engineering Co. Inc., A specialty job placement service. Jesse died in 1984.

He then married Pauline Davis December 31, 1985, in Las Vegas. They lived in Escondido, CA, Sun City West, AZ, and then moved to Peoria, AZ. They were traveling back to North Dakotas when he became ill and was hospitalized in Pueblo. He was preceded in death by five brothers: Fred, Daniel Jr., Edward, Robert and A. Ned; and two sisters, Martha Still and Pauline Thatcher.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Bennie Molde
(From Molde’s obituary in The Walsh County Record December 16, 1998)

Bennie Molde was born November 2, 1913, the son of Andrew and Clara (Thompson) Bolde, at Bowman, where he grew up and attended school. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps in the Watford area from 1935-1937, and with Company 2772 in Medora, before moving to Grafton, where he worked for Williamson Stock Farm. He married Mildred Burns November 17, 1935, in Baker, Montana. They lived in Grafton, where he worked for Grafton Milk Co. on the Gary Demers farm, and tended bar at the VFW

Club and Bolo Lanes. In recent years, he and his wife were host couple at Elmwood Mansion in Grafton. Bennie Died December 14, 1998 at his home. He is buried at the St. John’s Catholic Church cemetery, Grafton.

He is survived by his wife; daughters Dianne (Jerry) Urbauer, Portland, OR; Bonnie (Paul) Strand, Anoka, MN; Susan (Craig) Conway, Duluth, MN; Gail Stenerson, Adams, Mary (John) Dusck and Lisa (Craig) Ferguson, both of Grafton, Marcia (David) Seeba, Oakwood; sons Bill, Tom (Robin) and Jim (Beth) all of Grafton; Bobby (Jan), Grand Junction, CO; Danny (Sheila), Highlands Ranch, CO; and Jay (Terri), Little Falls, MN; 27 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and sister, Adeline Thompson, Petaluma, CA. He was preceded in death by daughters Janice and Judy French; grandson, Chad; brother, Lloyd; and sister, Mabel Blume.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Oscar Liedtke
(From Liedtke’s obituary in the Grant County News November 11, 1992, p. 9)

Oscar Liedtke was born November 30, 1911 to Fred and Karolina (Gartner) Liedtke at their farm near New Leipzig. He grew up there and attended a rural school, working with his parents as a young man. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s with Company 2763 at Devils Den, AK. In 1937 he moved to California and worked as a truck driver for many years, driving for Allied Van Lines.
He returned to the Elgin-New Leipzig area in 1989 and had resided at Dakota Hills in Elgin and most recently at the nursing home in Glen Ullin. He passed away November 4, 1992 at the Marian Manor Nursing Home in Glen Ullin following a lengthy illness.
He was preceded in death by his wife, the former Edith Bloom.
Surviving are one brother: Fred W. Liedtke of New Leipzig, two sisters: Pauline Lok of Sacramento, CA, and Annie Milne of Idaho Falls, Idaho and numerous nieces and nephews.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – Eitel “Bill” Pigors
(Biographical information was researched by Barbara Handy-Marchello in 2007 and from Pigors’ obituary in the Star Tribune December 27, 2011)

Eitel “Bill” Pigors was born October 5, 1916 in Township 136, south of Hebron, Hettinger County, ND, to Wilhelm “William” and Christina. Wilhelm (1884-1968) was a farmer and minister, who was born in Germany. Christina (1895-1983) was born in Russia. Bill had a brother, Reuben (1919-1995).   He served with the Civilian Conservation Corps Co. 796, Foxholm and Bismarck, ND, 1935-1938. From 1942-1945 he served with the US Army in Europe, and in the African and Mid-Eastern theaters, as Sergeant. Pigors was employed in the State Capitol building, the Occident Elevator in Bismarck, and Heupel Chevrolet in Elgin, ND. He married Elsie Johana Liedtke, and the couple had four children: Russell (1955), Marilyn (1957), Julie (1958) and Lori (1962). Throughout his lifetime, Bill resided in Hettinger County; Groton, SD (1921-1927); rural Beulah, ND; Hebron, ND; Foxholm, ND; Bismarck, ND; Elgin, ND; Mandan, ND; and Minneapolis, MN. He was a member of the Assembly of God Church, Elgin, and was on the School Board in Elgin. He died December 25, 2011 in Minneapolis.

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – George Franklin Rhone
George Franklin Rhone was born January 24, 1921 in Solon, ND. He served with Unit 1723 in the Civilian Conservation Corps, in Walker, MN and Shoshoni, WY from 1939-1940. He served in the United States Navy in World War II, Korea and Vietnam: he enlisted with the US Navy on January 4, 1941 and was released February 25, 1945; he enlisted again on May 11, 1951 and was released April 21, 1955; he enlisted a third time on July 23, 1959 and was released November 1, 1968. George Rhone died May 19, 1998. He is buried in the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan, Morton County, ND. His last residence was Brunswick, Georgia.

(From Rhone’s obituary in the Bismarck Tribune, May 21, 1998, p. 9A; www.ancestry.com and www.locategrave.org)

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH – John Wiltse
(From Wiltse’s obituary in the Minot Daily News June 22, 1987)

John Wiltse was born January 5, 1915, in Deering to Glenn and Carie Wiltse, and was reared there. In the 1930s he joined the Civilian Conservation Corps and worked with the corps in various places in North Dakota and with Company 2771 in Grand Marais, MN. On June 1, 1939, in Towner, he married Mabel Johnson. They farmed in Kottke Valley Township, McHenry County, in the Deering area. During his years on the farm he served on the Kottke Valley School Board. In September 1962, they moved to Minot. She died in 1982. He was self employed in Minot as a painter and in construction. John died at his home in Minot June 20, 1987. Hi is buried at Rosehill Memorial Park, Minot.

Survivors: Sons, Larry, Montrose, CO; Donald and Blain, both Grand Junction, CO; John, Center; daughters: Joanne Anhorn, Deering; Linda Visocsky and Sheila Wiltse, both Minot; 13 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; brother, Delbert, Minot; sisters, Lillian Berry and Elizabeth Nerem, both Minot.

BBox 1:
1 Three photographs of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp at International Peace Garden (Man. and
N.D.), 1935-1936 (donated by Thomas Lee Falck), 1935-1936
10648-001   Members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp 794 in barracks at
International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.). Man closest to camera is Harold Archers, other men unidentified, 1936
10648-002   Stone lodge at International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1936
10648-003   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp at International Peace Garden (Man.
and N.D.), photograph taken by Thomas L. Yalek of Lignite (N.D.), 1935
2 Official Annual, Civilian Conservation Corps: North Dakota District, CCC Seventh Corps Area, 1937 (includes sixteen photographs) (donated by Woodrow Hamers)
10648-004   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 794 work crew, International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-005   Two members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 794 stand next to stone wall, International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-006   Stone building built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 794 at the International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-007   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp at International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-008   Stone shelter built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 794 at International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-009   Unidentified man standing in doorway of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) building at International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-010   Wood frame building from International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), possibly built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), 1937
10648-011   Unidentified member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 794 standing in snow at International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-012   Three unidentified men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) standing in doorway of camp building, International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-013   Two unidentified men of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) standing in doorway of camp building, International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-014   Two unidentified men standing in doorway of building at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp at International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
10648-015   Two unidentified men at picnic table at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp at International Peace Garden (Man. and N.D.), 1937
3 Forty-six photographs and two oversized panoramic photographs of various Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) companies in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Arkansas, ca. 1934 (donated by Dale Johnson)
10648-016   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp identified as Camp LaMoure, Lamoure (N.D.), September 1934
10648-017   Two unidentified men standing next to “Camp LaMoure Co. 2760 C.C.C.” sign, elevator, tents, and train in background, LaMoure (N.D.), October 1934
10648-018   “Camp LaMoure Co. 2760 C.C.C.” sign with tents in background, LaMoure (N.D.), October 1934
10648-019   Unidentified man standing in tents at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in LaMoure (N.D.), elevators in background, October 1934
10648-020   Aerial view of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp with tents at LaMoure (N.D.), September 1934
10648-021   “Starting a dam on the James River,” Dale Johnson of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 2760 poses in front of dam on James River (N.D.), September 1934
10648-022   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members building a dam near Wishek (N.D.), possibly Lehr Dam, ca. 1934
10648-023   Unidentified man “watering the flag pole” at Orville Camp in South Dakota, ca. 1934
10648-024   Group of unidentified Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) men roasting marshmallows on fire at Orville Camp in South Dakota, ca. 1934
10648-025   Thomas Burns, member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), in Little Rock (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-026   Camp Reform sign in Thornburg (Ark.), December 1934
10648-027   Street view in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), December 1934
10648-028   Unidentified men, “tallest and the shortest of 2760,” Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), December 1934
10648-029   Mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), December 1934
10648-030   “2 Lieutenants and Doc,” Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), December 1934
10648-031   Unidentified man working at power plant at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-032   Aerial view of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), with wood frame building on stilts, ca. 1934
10648-033   “Camp Reform Co. 2760 C.C.C.” sign at Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-034   Mess hall ready for mealtime at Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-035   Two unidentified men with dogs at Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-036   Three unidentified forest service men at Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-037   Unidentified men and truck cross flooded river in Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-038   Tom Burns and unidentified men stand outside the Camp Infirmary at Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-039   Unidentified men boxing outside of the Army Supply House at Camp Reform in Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-040   Three unidentified men on train station platform, possibly in Arkansas, ca. 1934
10648-041   Three unidentified men in cook uniforms standing in snow, Camp Reform, Thornburg (Ark.), ca. 1934
10648-042   Monarch Tractor and other equipment driven by unidentified man in forest, Arkansas, ca. 1934
10648-043   Dale Johnson in front of unidentified building, possibly Arkansas, ca. 1934
10648-044   Mount Rushmore (S.D.), ca. 1943
10648-045   Dog sitting on road, ca. 1943
10648-046   Four unidentified men stand in front of sign at the entrance to Strato Rim, South Dakota, ca. 1943
10648-047   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members chop wood, ca. 1943
10648-048   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp ambulance, ca. 1948
10648-049   Four unidentified men stand next to overturned Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) truck in snow, ca. 1948
10648-050   Hot air balloon, ca. 1948
10648-051   Tents at Fort Lincoln, south of Bismarck (N.D.), Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 764, May 1, 1934
10648-052   Bathhouse and water heater at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Wishek (N.D.), June 1, 1934
10648-053   Lehr Dam built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), near Wishek (N.D.), June 1934
10648-054   Two unidentified men stand on Lehr Dam built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), near Wishek (N.D.), June 1934
10648-055   Dave Carnahan with snake at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, Wishek (N.D.), June 1934
10648-056   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 764 working on Lehr Dam near Wishek (N.D.), June 1934
10648-057   “The wreck of Camp Wishek,” Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), camp buildings in ruins after possible storm, Wishek (N.D.), June 6, 1934
10648-058   Unidentified man walking on Lehr Dam near Wishek (N.D.) constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), June 1934
10648-059   Mess hall at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Wishek (N.D.), June 1934
10648-060   Camp Wishek, Co. 764 CCC sign in front of tents, Civilian Conservation Corps camp, Wishek (N.D.), June 1934
10648-061   Unidentified man washing dishes outside at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Wishek (N.D.), June 1934
10648-062   Oversized: Panorama of Deming (N.M.), Adjacent to Camp “Cody,” September 1917
10648-063   Oversized: Panorama of Co. 2760 CCC Reform, Ca. 1934
4 Sixty-six negatives (copies of thirty-three photographs front and back made by SHSND staff), Perry Leland’s reminiscence titled “The Story of my C.C.C. Days,” written June 30, 1996 and photo copies of the “History of Camp Lodge SP-4, Company 795” from South Dakota District History, ca. 1930-1996 (donated by Perry Leland)
10648-064   Unidentified men and women looking at tennis and volleyball courts at the base of a hill, built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-104, Pocatello (Idaho), 1938
10648-065   Scenic view of Salmon Forest, photograph taken by Perry Leland during time as member of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 2763, Idaho, 1938
10648-066   Portrait of Perry Leland, 1980
10648-067   Unidentified men on barge on Salmon River (Idaho), 1938
10648-068   Mrs. Allen K. Davis sitting on bench, ca. 1930
10648-069   Captain Allen K. Davis and Sam Robert, 1938
10648-070   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) member Leon Bellows in boxing gloves at Hettinger (N.D.), 1934
10648-071   Captain Allen Davis and son at Seventh Day Adventist College in Nampa (Idaho), 1938
10648-072   Residents of Salmon (Idaho) visiting Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763, 1936
10648-073   Train growing through Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in South Dakota, 1935
10648-074   Group photograph of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763, ca. 1937
10648-075   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members in classroom at Camp F-104 in Idaho, ca. 1930
10648-076   Dr. Captain Stone at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 in Salmon (Idaho), 1938
10648-077   Kitchen crew at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763 in Idaho, 1937
10648-078   Unidentified member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) standing on rock markers, ca. 1930
10648-079   View of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763 in Idaho, winter 1938
10648-080   Office of Commanding Captain Allen K. Davis at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763 in Idaho, 1938
10648-081   Perry Leland posing near tree by Ebenezer Creek (Idaho), the water supply for Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763 in Idaho, 1937
10648-082   Lieutenant Garvey shooting an apple off Chaplin Wilson’s head at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763 in Idaho, 1937
10648-083   Tennis courts built by Perry Leland during his time at the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 on the Salmon River (Idaho), 1938
10648-084   Road to the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 next to river, 1938
10648-085   Lieutenant Garvey and unidentified man with horses at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 Company 2763 at Salmon (Idaho), 1937
10648-086   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members getting ready to leave Fair Park (Ark.) for Bismarck (N.D.), 1936
10648-087   Unidentified man standing next to automobile, ca. 1930
10648-088   String of packhorses on its way to Horse Heaven Lookout tower (Idaho), 1938
10648-089   Fair Park (Ark.) headquarters, ca. 1934
10648-090   Christmas card from Perry Leland, photograph of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401 from the mountains (Idaho), 1939
10648-091   Model airplanes built by Perry Leland while a member of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), ca. 1938
10648-092   Diesel tractor garage and school shop at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp F-401, ca. 1938
10648-093   Unidentified men in front of Headquarters Building at Fair Park (Ark.), woman looking out door, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp 795, ca. 1934
10648-094   Unidentified men in front of Headquarters Building at Fair Park (Ark.), Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp 795, ca. 1934
10648-095   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp 2763 at Mystic (S.D.), 1935
10648-096   Unidentified man sitting on gate of Travelers Field, Little Rock (Ark.), ca. 1934
5 Eleven issues of the Peavie Press, the newspaper of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Maurek BS-1 from Foxholm (N.D.), 1939-1940 and two photocopies of photographs from CCC camp, n.d. (donated by Alton Long)
10648-097   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members Barth, Erickson, and Propp inside camp schoolhouse with education advisor Raymond F. Beauclair at desk, n.d.
10648-098   Interior view of bathhouse at Civilian Conservations Corps (CCC) camp, n.d.
6 Photocopy of scrapbook (transferred to Photo Archives 2007-P-009) of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Companies 2771 & 2772 at Watford City (N.D.), ca. 1934 (donated by Maurice Martin)
7 Five photographs of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camps and members in Badlands (N.D.), ca. 1934 (donated by Jack Mayer)
10648-099   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp chow line in the Badlands (N.D.), 1934
10648-100   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp chow line in the Badlands (N.D.), 1934
10648-101   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp chow line in the Badlands (N.D.), 1934
10648-102   Harold Hamilton and Jack R. Mayer in front of automobile in Badlands (N.D.), 1934
10648-103   Sheridan County (N.D.) Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members in the Badlands (N.D.), 1934
8 Two photographs of Bennie Molde, ca. 1937-1992 (donated by Bennie Molde)
10648-104   Bennie Molde standing in front of door to Barracks No. 7 at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp for Company 2772, Badlands (N.D.), 1937  
10648-105   Bennie Molde standing on steps built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 2772 in Badlands (N.D.), 1992
9 One panorama of Company 2763 CCC Devils Den (Ark.), ca. 1934 (Donated by Bill Pigors on behalf of Oscar LiedtkePigors is not in the photograph but donated it on behalf of Oscar Liedtke, from New Leipzig, enrolled in Company 2763 until it returned to North Dakota and split up; the group Liedtke was in went to Bottineau)
10648-106   Oversized: Panorama of Company 2763 CCC Devils Den (Ark.), ca. 1934
10 Forty-six photographs and one oversized panoramic photograph of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), ca. 1938-1939 (donated by George Rhone)
10648-107   Chippewa National Forest truck loaded with large tree stump, Walker (Minn.), Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp 1723, 1938
10648-108   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members building a dam at Meneta (Wyo.), 1938
10648-109   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members Orville Sasse and George Rhone standing in front of camp building, 1938
10648-110   Toboggan slides built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-111   Unidentified man sitting on cot in tent at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, ca. 1938
10648-112   John Kuntz and Paul Kuntz from Solen (N.D.), in front of Barracks B at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, ca. 1938
10648-113   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members building Road 719 in Chippewa Forest (Minn.), 1938
10648-114   Bunk beds inside of barracks at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-115   Orville Sasse from Golden Valley (N.D.) surveys a lake in Minnesota, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), 1938
10648-116   Two unidentified men standing in front of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp tool room, Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-117   Three unidentified men standing in doorway of tent at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, 1938
10648-118   Lefty Gomez standing in doorway of tent at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, 1938           
10648-119   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp with tents, July 21, 1934
10648-120   Bill and George standing outside of building in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in the snow, December 3, 1938
10648-121   Housso and Roy George standing outside at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, 1939
10648-122   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members load rock for riprapping dam they were building at Moneta (Wyo.), 1939
10648-123   George Rhone standing near truck while other members of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members riprap dam at Moneta (Wyo.), 1939
10648-124   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) member John Hilfer at Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-125   Toboggan and ski slides built by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) near Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-126   Side of hill after a forest fire, Twin Lakes (Minn.), 1938
10648-127   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) member Chuck Hanson stands next to truck, ca. 1938
10648-128   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp at Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-129   Unidentified Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) member standing in camp possibly at Walker (Minn.), ca. 1938
10648-130   Forest road built by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Minnesota, ca. 1938
10648-131   Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) member Mike standing next to truck, ca. 1938
10648-132   Unidentified man standing next to Kansier’s Resort sign, ca. 1938
10648-133   Trunks packed at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp, members headed to Wyoming, July 1939
10648-134   Building materials for Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Shoshoni (Wyo.), 1939
10648-135   Lost Cabin Ranch, Worland (Wyo.), 1939
10648-136   Douglas Hoso and Roy George at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Shoshoni (Wyo.), 1939
10648-137   Tents at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Shoshoni (Wyo.), 1939
10648-138   Baseball team of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members at Worland (Wyo.), 1939
10648-139   Herd of sheep returning to Big Horn Mountains in the spring, Shoshoni (Wyo.), 1939
10648-140   Ranch house on the Lost Cabin Ranch, Worland (Wyo.), 1939
10648-141   Group of unidentified sailors in front of Hawaiian Hotel sign, November 1941
10648-142   Unidentified block building with a front pond, ca. 1940
10648-143   Ship with “City of Singapore” on side, ca. 1940
10648-144   Unidentified man stands next to dog carrying food, Wyoming, 1939
10648-145   Unidentified group of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members building crossing for cattle and sheep on the river at Shoshoni (Wyo.), 1939
10648-146   Five unidentified Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members stand in front of barracks, ca. 1938
10648-147   Unidentified Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members stand by truck falling through ice and ice blocks for icehouse, Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-148   Tree planting crew of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Minnesota, 1938
10648-149   Unidentified group of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) members in front of barracks at camp in Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-150   Captain Dietz in front of 1936 Ford automobile in Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-151   Lefty Gomez boards train from Walker (Minn.) heading to Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Shoshoni (Wyo.), 1939
10648-152   George Rhone in front of barracks at Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) camp in Walker (Minn.), 1938
10648-153   Oversized: Panorama of Company 1723 CCC Walker (Minn.), August 10, 1938
11 One oversized panorama of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Company 2771, 1934 (donated by John Wiltse via Linda Visocsky)
10648-154   Oversized: Panorama of North Dakota CCC Co. 2771 at Good Harbor Camp – Grand Marais (Minn.), August 8, 1934
12 Surveys returned, ca. 1993:
Anderson, Conrad A. 
Anderson, Ralph O.
Best, Howard
Brown, Robert W.
Carlson, Milford L.
Casady, Allen Robert
Chappell, Sherman W.
Dalzell, Clarence
Dusek, Frank H.
Focht, Jacob G.
Foster, Warren T.
Gustafson, Paul E.
Hartinger, Joseph R.
Holland, Pershing “Percy” G.
Hummel, Edwin Jacob
Jahner, George A.
Kessel, Richard Jack
Kloubec, Melvern G.
Knote, Wayne E.
Kraft, Earl L.
Landes, Duane
Lemer, Benjamin
Myers, Bennie
Nathan, Elroy N.
Neva, George                   
Rasmusson, Max P.
Ratliff, Clayton R.
Rolfsnes, Martin J.
Rosling, Arnold H.
Rosling, Carl A.
Schmitz, HermanSenger, Edward
Shauf, Bud
Skogen, Elmer B.
Smith, John Harris
Sommars, Ralph
Spelevoy, Boris
Steiner, Joseph B.
Voltz, Steve       
Willardsen, Alfred M.
13 Surveys sent out (no return), ca. 1993
14 Blank surveys, ca. 1993
15 Miscellaneous correspondence, ca. 1993

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