HISTORY NEBRASKA MANUSCRIPT FINDING AID
RG0818.AM: William Frank Kuehn, 1918-2007
Papers: 1936-1939, 1983, 1987
Hartington, Cedar County Camp, Nebraska; and Roubaix, South Dakota: Worker with Civilian Conservation Corps
Size: 0.2 cu.ft.
William Frank Kuehn was born on June 13, 1918, in Hastings, Nebraska. Educated in Hastings and Grand Island, he worked odd jobs in the year after he graduated from high school. In April of 1936 he secured a job with the Civilian Conservation Corps, first as a laborer, then a surveyor, and finally a company clerk. This employment took him from Fullerton and Hartington in Nebraska to Presho and Roubaix, South Dakota, until March of 1939. Mr. Kuehn died in Kansas City, Missouri on March 29, 2007.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE
This collection consists of papers of William Frank Kuehn, mostly relating to his involvement in the Civilian Conservation Corps in Nebraska and South Dakota. Included are photocopies of a diary (November 10, 1938 – February 8, 1939), newspaper articles, and Civilian Conservation Corps documents, a journal, Civilian Conservation Corps publications, miscellaneous materials, and a short autobiography.
Cedar County (Nebraska) — History
Civilian Conservation Corps
Fullerton (Nebraska) — History
Hartington (Nebraska) — History
Kuehn, William Frank, 1918-2007
Revised TMM 04-19-2007