John R. Moore
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
Length of Interview
Interview with Juan Esquivel by John R. Moore, 1994, "Interview no. 856," Institute of Oral History, University of Texas at El Paso.