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Rudy Hummel and stone monument
Rudy Hummel and stone monument
TitleRudy Hummel and stone monument
Date of Original1934
DescriptionRudy Hummel stands with a stone monument decorated with an eight-pointed star made from pebbles near one of the work sites or camps of Civilian Conservation Corps company 795. A house with a second floor balcony is visible in the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectPeople
Work Life
WPA projects
Subject (LCTGM)Laborers
Uniforms
Tents
Camps
Monuments
Personal NameHummel, Rudolph A., 1911-2000
Organization NameCivilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Decade1930-1939
Item Number2008-P-07-17
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"Rudy in CCC"--Handwritten on back of photograph.
"Skrudland's Chicago"--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-07-17)
Rights ManagementCopyright transferred to the State Historical Society of North Dakota.
Digital IDsh2008P0717
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