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This collection is archived in Manuscripts & Folklife Archives at Western Kentucky University; 270-745-6434;


Transcription of an oral interview done with Vernon Wells, b. 1914, as part of a project entitled "A History of the Civilian Conservation Corps at Mammoth Cave National Park" (FA 81). Wells discusses his experiences as a CCC worker. He served as a park ranger. He also discusses the various methods of land purchases used to acquire property for Mammoth Cave National Park. The transcription of tape 2 of this interview is attached under "Additional Files."


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WELLS, Vernon - Transcript (2).doc (37 kB)
Wells Transcription (Pt. 2)

FA 81 B2 F7 CT 14.mp3 (112099 kB)
Wells Interview (Pt. 1)

FA 81 B2 F7 CT 15.mp3 (17417 kB)
Wells Interview (Pt. 2)