Shaping Youth, Sustaining Life: The Civilian Conservation Corps in the Northwest


Subject:
Washington State: Society & Social Issues , Washington State: Environment , Preservation, Protection, and Restoration , Poverty

Description:
This 2004 audio presentation recounts the story "of men who either worked in CCC [Civilian Conservation Corps] camps in the Pacific Northwest, or who worked in camps across the nation and now call the Pacific Northwest their home." During the Great Depression, the CCC "provided over 3 million young men the opportunity to combat poverty, hunger and economic adversity" by offering conservation work in forests and parks. From Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington state.

Publisher:
Whitworth College

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.whitworth.edu/Library/Archives/CurrentProjects/CCC/


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