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Exploring and curating stories of the Civilian Conservation Corps

Women in the CCC camps

The CCC camps needed to have more than just an impact on young men, which is why Elanor Roosevelt created opportunities for women to get involved. While the CCC was directed at young men, there were a few women who…

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Rules and Expectations for the CCC

Rules and expectations for the CCC men was a good way to make sure that the mark they left on the community was a positive one. CCC camps were run like military camps would run and the employees used to…

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Social Life in the CCC Camps

When people think about Franklin D. Roosevelt, they don’t typically think of their hometown and the impact Roosevelt had on it. During the 1930s, when the Great Depression hit, Roosevelt started one of many programs called the “Civilian Conservation Corps.”…

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