'CCC in Ohio' pamphlet   Save
'CCC in Ohio' pamphlet
Description: Pamphlet outlining the Civilian Conservation Corps program in Ohio, published by the Ohio Federal Writers' Project. It includes sections on Eligibility, Camp Life, Education and Training, Work Projects, Camp Settings, an overview of the program as a "Molder of Men," and a list and map of C.C.C. camps in Ohio. It is supplemented throughout with illustrations and photographs. The Civilian Conservation Corps (C.C.C.) was created on March 31,1933 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt as part of his New Deal, intended to combat the Great Depression that the United States was experiencing. The C.C.C. hired unemployed American men between 18 and 25 years of age to work on various government projects, focused on road construction, flood control, reforestation, and soil erosion prevention. C.C.C. workers also improved or constructed local, state, and national parks. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: OY_W78_2_C499_CCC_01
Subjects: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); New Deal, 1933-1939; Employment; Natural resources--Ohio; Nature conservation
Places: Ohio