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being one hundred more than two hundred

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REN AND HELEN DAVIS are the authors of numerous books including Our Mark on This Land: A Guide to the Legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps in America's Parks and Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery: An Illustrated History and Guide.
Critique: An impressive and seminal work of original and painstaking research which is strongly recommended for community and academic library 20th Century American History collections, "The Civilian Conservation Corps in Southern Illinois, 1933-1942" is exceptionally well written, organized and presented.
The Civilian Conservation Corps did more than simply make room for new monuments.
of Mississippi) examines the history of three civil/national service programs--the Civilian Conservation Corps, VISTA, and AmeriCorps--for why they arose, how they maintained support over the years, and why civil service is less available to Americans now than when the programs got their start during FDR's administration.
Except for places where the Civilian Conservation Corps provided additional support (mostly in Shenandoah National Park, the Great Smoky Mountains, and Maine), the original Trail was often routed straight up and down mountains, making for rough hiking and a treadway prone to severe erosion.
The Civilian Conservation Corps built the Heather Meadows Visitor Center in 1940 as a ski warming hut.
EIGHTY YEARS AGO, AMERICAN FORESTS PLAYED AN INSTRUMENTAL ROLE in the creation of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), working with President Franklin D.
To understand the path Clinton should have taken, you have to understand the best features of the two major successful American service antecedents: the thirties' Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) and the Peace Corps, which was founded in the sixties.
Congress established many new agencies, including the Civilian Conservation Corps, National Youth Administration, Public Works Administration, and Work Projects Administration, which hired people to perform useful tasks.
The forgotten men of the Great Depression provided a hobohemia revival of sorts in the Bonus Army and especially in the Civilian Conservation Corps whose camps and white, masculine imagery replicated earlier hobo living.
Honeyman Memorial State Park to preserve Depression-era buildings created by the Civilian Conservation Corps.
Today's Corps, inheritors of the legacy of FDR's Civilian Conservation Corps, enable Corps members to improve community and the environment through programs including Civic Justice Corps, Public Lands Corps, Clean Energy Service Corps, and Corps Respond.
The camp, built in a spectacular Uinta mountain setting by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression of the 1930's, has 25 cabins, a lodge, stables and athletic facilities that today require a serious commitment of resources to bring them up to American Camping Association accreditation standards, said Tom Nissalke, newly appointed CEO of the YMCA of Greater Salt Lake.
As members of the Civilian Conservation Corps, dubbed "Roosevelt's Tree Army" for the president who founded the organization, the men planted thousands of trees, battled a gypsy moth blight and had a hand in building the trails, campgrounds and state parks that have been enjoyed in Massachusetts since the 1930s.
During years of recession, he took leave to serve in the Civilian Conservation Corps while ASAE struggled through the ensuing depression.
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