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Transcripton of an oral interview done with James Ashby, b. 1915, as part of a project entitled "A History of the Civilian Conservation Corps at Mammoth Cave National Park" (FA 81). Ashby discusses his experiences as a CCC worker first in Trigg County, Kentucky and then at Mammoth Cave, where he was a cook. He mentions recreational and social activities at the camp. He also discusses his experiences growing up in Drakesboro, Kentucky and Cave City, Kentucky. There are two transcripts for this interview; the second shorter transcript is attached as supplementary material.



ASHBY, James - Transcript(2).doc (92 kB)
Ashby Transcription (Pt. 2)

FA 81 B4 F1 CT 23.mp3 (109246 kB)
Ashby Interview (Pt. 1)

FA 81 B4 F1 CT 24.mp3 (29042 kB)
Ashby Interview (Pt. 2)

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