: Reverse reads:
"Works Progress Administration in Ohio
Federal Writers Project 1
902 Municipal Building
Akron, Ohio Sept 8 1937
Activity: Foot paths along lake of 27 acres being
built by C.C.C. men of Camp Jefferson (Colored)
Picture shows part of lake with wooded section
where trees are being planted by C.C.C. men.
Foot path on left shows type of work done
by the boys and extends for several miles
into wild game preserve.
This photograph is believed to show Jefferson Lake State Park in Richmond, Ohio. The lake and other park facilities were constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression. The dam was constructed in 1934, while the lake was filled by 1946. View on Ohio Memory.
: SA1039AV_B12F11_038_001 Subjects
: Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.); Dams; Foot paths; Landscapes; Geography and Natural Resources; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project Places
: Richmond (Ohio); Jefferson County (Ohio)