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Adolph Atkinson

Wood, SD

1935, 2759V, Park Creek, F-20 Member

Company 2759V arose from the dust of the 1934 drought. Another drought relief company, it was strictly a South Dakota veterans' unit.

During the summer, camp projects were building walks, painting rails, and finishing the bath house. The attractive oil paintings of enrollee Adolph Atkinson of Wood, SD, were displayed at several places.x

Research indicates that Adolph Atkinson was born April 8, 1901 and died in April of 1978. Mr. Atkinson was Native American from Wood, South Dakota. At age 19 he married Jeanette Fallis.

xDerschied, Lyle A. "The Civilian Conservation Corps in South Dakota, 1933-1942." Brookings, SD, South Dakota State University Foundation Press, 1986. No longer in print. Available at some libraries but may not be checked-out.

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