Interview with William Combest

  • Identifier1982 OH 017
  • Date10/31/1981
  • InterviewerChesser, Kenneth V.
  • IntervieweeCombest, William
  • DescriptionIn this interview, Mr. William Combest talks about his life during the Great Depression. He discusses how he joined up with the Civilian Conservation Corps. He talks about his time at Deer Flat, a camp in Idaho. He also talks about Bell Farm, a camp located in Kentucky. He discusses what his duties were at the camps, and his interactions with other CCC camps.
  • LocationCorbin, KY
  • Duration:42:12
  • Restrictionsnone
  • RightsContact Special Collections and Archives, Crabbe Library, Eastern Kentucky University for reproductions, rights and permission to publish.
  • IndexerMarraccini, Steven


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