Interviewee

Juan Esquivel

Interviewer

John R. Moore

Project

Big Bend National Park Oral History Project

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Part-time employee, Soil Conservation Service, former member of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), in Chisos Basin and Big Bend National Park, surveyor for International Boundary and Water Commission.

Summary of Interview

Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; biographical data; recalls conditions of the Great Depression of the South Texas ; enlistment in CCC at Fort Clark, TX; describes daily life in CCC camp and work on road from present-day Panther Junction to Chisos Basin ; visits to Boquillas and Santa Elena Canyon; death of CCC member as the result of an accident in a gravel pit.

Date of Interview

7-8-1994

Length of Interview

55 minutes

Tape Number

No. 856

Transcript Number

No. 856

Interview Number

No. 856

Terms of Use

Unrestricted

Comments

Only tape.

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