Minnesota's Greatest Generation

John Buskowiak's CCC trunk with camp memorabilia

CCC member Johnny Buskowiak (1922-2008) stored his personal possessions in this trunk. Items include a felt pennant, "Fishing is the Good Life" postcard, an orientation training certificate from April 1940, a signed publicity photograph of movie star Deanna Durbin (a contemporary of Judy Garland), and snapshots of Johnny and a buddy. Explore Johnny Buskowiak's footlocker.

Creator:  Wahl Trunk Company
Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society
Dates: 1938–1940
Identifer: accession 1993.146.12

John Buskowiak's CCC trunk with camp memorabilia. Explore