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Rudy Hummel and Fred Mautz sitting on rail of bridge
Rudy Hummel and Fred Mautz sitting on rail of bridge
TitleRudy Hummel and Fred Mautz sitting on rail of bridge
Date of Original1934
DescriptionRudy Hummel (right) and Fred Mautz (left) sit on the rail of a steel bridge over a large body of water. Small buildings are visible on the distant shoreline.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Work Life
WPA projects
Water
Subject (LCTGM)Laborers
Bridges
Coastlines
Personal NameHummel, Rudolph A., 1911-2000
Mautz, Fred
Organization NameCivilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number2008-P-07-07
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Me & Fred sitting on the rail of the bridge"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"Skrudland 215 4118 Overhill Ave. Chicago Illinois"--Stamped on back of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Biography/HistoryRudy Hummel joined Civilian Conservation Corps Company 795 in 1933 at Fort Abraham Lincoln in Bismarck, N.D. Company 795 was later shipped to New England, N.D., where some men worked on the Heart River Dam. Other men were later sent to a spike camp at the Hettinger Airport, while the main camp went to Mott, N.D. to work on a dam on the Cannon Ball River. The winter camp for company 795 was in Fair Park, Arkansas. Company 795 helped build parks and helped with flood relief. Rudy Hummel also spent time doing CCC work in Hibbing, Minn., Fort Abraham Lincoln, Valley City, and Devils Lake, N.D. He was discharged from the CCC in 1935.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionRudy Hummel Civilian Conservation Corps Photograph Collection 2008-P-07
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (2008-P-07-07)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2008P0707
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