Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)

Herbert Barnes recalls working in a CC camp during the Depression, the closure of the Ogden State Bank, and recreation during those years. He also talks about converting people to the Mormon Church while working in the camp, and the need to move from one job to another after he left it. The interview took place circa 1960s.

Weber County Commissioner George T. Frost discusses going into the automobile business and becoming a mail carrier during the Depression. He also talks about various federal programs, and the need to economize. The interview took place circa 1960s.

Willis Hipwell and Mrs. Hipwell describe life during the Depression, including Willis Hipwell working in a CC camp, Mrs. Hipwell substitute teaching, and farming potatoes and sugar beets. Flood control around Willard, the North Ogden Canyon road, and the bird refuge in Farmington are among the CCC projects described. The interview took place circa 1960s.

Calvin J. Mason describes his years in the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Depression, working in Milford, Utah, in Salt Lake City, at the Bird Refuge, and for the Forest Service. The interview took place circa 1960s.

Earl Samuel Paul discusses the building industry during the Depression and his time as bishop of the LDS Ogden Seventeenth Ward. He also discusses time spent on the Northern Utah Region Bishop's Council and in Samoa on behalf of the LDS Church. The PWA and CCC programs are also mentioned. The interview took place circa 1960s.

Max Reeves discusses CCC camps and projects in the Weber County area, as well as farming conditions and irrigation in Missouri and Utah. The interview took place circa 1960s.