The Civilian Conservation Corps: In and Around the Black Hills

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The Civilian Conservation Corps was established on March 31, 1933 by President Franklin Roosevelt as part of his efforts to pull the country out of the Great Depression. The program lasted until July 2 1942, successfully creating work for a half-million unemployed young men across the nation. They were housed, fed, clothed, and taught trade skills while working in forests, parks, and range lands. Paid one dollar a day, each man was required to send home $25 a month; the program provided work for young men as well as support ...

The Civilian Conservation Corps: In and Around the Black Hills 2004, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738532646

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Civilian Conservation Corps: In and Around the Black Hills 2004, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531618414

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