Cartoon from the Camp Wiley Post Wilderness Messenger, Volume 1, Number 3, featuring a GI explaining to a woman that he will be in a camp play called "Tom Mix and His Horse," to which she responds, "That's Great! Who's going to be Tom Mix?"
State parks & reserves; Aerial views; Work camps; Administrative agencies; Public service employment; Forests
Aerial view of the Civilian Conservation Corps Camp at the Shelby City Negro State Park, renamed the T. O. Fuller State Park. The camp with its long barracks and the roads leading through the heavily forested park are easily visible.
A small, run-down cabin with an old stone chimney on the left. An elderly man and woman are standing in front of the open doorway. He is stooped and holding a cane. She has a crutch under each arm. Both appear to be dressed in their best. Behind...
Program for a performance by Beautiful Jim Key entitled, "Beautiful Jim Key In his Remarkable Two Act Play The Scholar and a Model Office Boy." The performance was held at the Opera House in Shelbyville.
A young man posing in front of merchandise in the PX of the 496th Civilian Conservation Corps Company. Various items are for sale in the stand, including tobacciana, pencils, key cases, candy, and chewing gum. Note: PX is an abbreviation for...
A small ensemble of musicians from Civilian Conservation Corps, Company 1466, Camp Sam Houston. The instruments featured include a trombone, snare drum, guitar, saxophone, tuba, upright piano, and a washboard.
The dining area at Civilian Conservation Corps Camp Sam Houston. Multiple tables with place settings are visible. The kitchen and serving area are also visible in the background. The central room heating furnace is also featured.