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Civilian Conservation Corps photographs

Civilian Conservation Corps photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title: Civilian Conservation Corps photographs
Creator: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Inclusive Dates: 1937-1940
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.5 Linear Feet 1 box
Collection Number: ms1172
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) was a work relief program (1933-1942) created by New Deal legislation, during the Great Depression. Originally created as the Emergency Conservation Work program to address environmental conservation projects, it employed millions of young men for voluntary 6 month to 2 year periods. Workers' camps were established near work zones, and run by U.S. Army Reserve officers.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of one dis-bound volume of photographs depicting activities and scenes at United States Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Minnesota and Michigan from 1937-1940. Photographs contain brief commentary or description on back.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Civilian Conservation Corps photographs, ms 1172, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2018.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) -- Photographs
Conservation projects (Natural resources).

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11-21Photographs, 1937-1940