Roscoe Weaver


John R. Moore

Biographical Synopsis of Interviewee

Former member of Civilian Conservation Corps in Big Bend National Park.

Summary of Interview

Part of Big Bend National Park Oral History Project; provides details about CCC, its policy and activities in park prior in acquisition by National Park Service; discusses environment, plant life, and wildlife of Chisos Basin and other areas; relations with Castolon residents and other communities along the Rio Grande; describes typical CCC work day; tells of strike at Chisos Basin in dispute with U.S. Army officer and subsequent arrival of armed troops from Fort Bliss; economic and social benefits of CCC; environmental changes in Big Bend 1942-1992.

Date of Interview


Length of Interview

1 hour and 30 minutes

Tape Number

No. 867

Interview Number

No. 867

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