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Petit Jean State Park

1//1936

The orderly room and supply room were enlarged. A modern bake shop was built so all bake goods are baked on site. The bake shop had a concrete floor and running water, baking racks, a large mixing bowl, and a good oven. (CCC Scrapbook, 1937) The weather has been the worst in five years, with sleet, snow and frozen ground interfering with work. This did not affect the morale of the men. A rock crusher was received in mid-January and is supplying paving material. No accidents were reported for January. The educational advisor is keeping a well-rounded department. Unusual courses being taught include Bee Keeping and Squab Raising, with a demonstration flock. (Sam Davies Bi-monthly Narrative, February 14, 1936)