Photographs, undated, 1930-1936.


Minnesota. Division of Parks and Recreation. Photographs, undated, 1930-1936.

Photographs, undated, 1930-1936.

Assorted sized black and white photographs, mainly documenting buildings, scenery, personnel, special events, and development, particularly road, dam, and trail construction in the state parks and related recreational and scenic areas. Many of the development projects probably also involved the federal Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps programs. There are sizeable groups of photographs for Camden, Cascade, Cottonwood, Ft. Ridgely, Gooseberry Falls, Itasca, Jay Cooke, Mille Lacs Kathio, Scenic, Sibley, and Whitewater state parks, and Leech Lake Scenic Wayside. There are also assorted small groups and single photographs from other parks and areas, from numbered, but unlocated, work projects, and of divisional personnel.

1112 photographs in 1 card file box.

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