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Photograph album belonging to a Civilian Conservation Corps worker

Photograph album belonging to a Civilian Conservation Corps worker

Descriptive Summary

Title: Photograph album belonging to a Civilian Conservation Corps worker
Creator: Unknown
Inclusive Dates: 1935-1936
Language: English
Extent: 1 folder(s) 1 photograph album
Collection Number: ms4236
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

Consists of one photograph album containing 79 photographs taken by a Civilian Conservation Corps worker with Co. 1429 stationed around Georgia and South Carolina from 1935 to 1936. Includes images of Camp Meriwether in Warm Springs, Georgia, images of Camp Hawthorne in South Carolina, and a list of 23 names of members of the corps.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Photograph album belonging to a Civilian Conservation Corps worker, ms4236, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Photograph albums.
Warm Springs (Ga.)

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
boxfolder
11Photograph album, 1935-1936