Author
Civilian Conservation Corps
Title
Camp Report, S-92 Camp Star Lake 650th Co.
Series
CCC Camp Reports/Inspection Reports for 1934, 1935, 1936
Publisher
Civilian Conservation Corps
City
Washington
Date
1936
Original Date
1934
Comments

Bookwood holds (copied from originals at the National Archives, Washington, DC:

Camp Report, Week ending May 24th, 1934. Camp Report, Date of Inspection July 26, 1935. Camp Report, Date of Inspection May 10th, 1936. Camp Report, Date of Inspection Dec. 7th, 1936. Data of interest: From 1934 Report: "This camp was occupied on the 29th. of November 1933, and the camp number changed from E-61 Gilmanton Wisconsin to S-92 Star Lake, Wisconsin. The distance between the camp and the cold camp site is approximately 230 miles. There were no structures torn down when the camp site was broken."

Permanent building (6 standard barracks and other buildings). Highway on the north and east side of camp is "oiled surfacing" and is designated County Highway "S". [Now "N"] Electricity is furnished by Wisconsin Public Service at Minocqua. Bootleggers around camp: None. Communistic Activities: None. Camp is designated as "White" and had no colored enrollees. Almost all work was on the Northern Highland State Forest and consisted of a variety of forest tasks. They were also involved in telephone line construction and maintenance, roadside maintenance and snow plowing, and the construction and manning of lookout towers. Strength:
Original (upon opening, November 1933: 178 April 1, 1934: 121 May 24, 1934: 195 July 26, 1935: 118 May 10, 1936: 148 Dec 7, 1936: 159 Leadership varied only slightly. This is the leadership report for May 1934: Leaders in Camp 5 [usually including 3 Army officers and an education officer] Leaders in Field: 5 Assistant Leaders in Camp: 4 Assistant Leaders in Field: 11 Asst. Leader (Ambulance Driver): 1 There was an extensive education (with local teachers brought in), athletic, and recreation (including regular trip to Eagle River) program.

Libraries
  • Bookwood Historical Collection, Star Lake
  • National Archives (DC)