Joe James Oral History

Joe James was a member of CCC Company 886 and first worked at "Camp Kleberg" near Mathis, Texas, beginning in 1934 (Lake Corpus Christi); the company moved to Palmetto State Park in 1936. In his interview with TPWD staff on July 1, 2003, James describes camp life viewed through his lens as both a reading teacher and a company store clerk at Palmetto State Park.

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