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The black workers of the Civilian Conservation Corps undertook the herculean task of hoisting each segment of headstone from its hole, regrading the ground beneath, and leveling the stone once again above the sainted dead's final repose--black laborers who, in their work, were honoring the men who, in 1863, fought for the freedom of 4,000,000 men and women with the same hue of skin.
Civilian Conservation Corps built the center in 1938, which is representative of the Cascadian style of architecture.
CUTLINE: From left, MassParks Director Priscilla Geigis honors former Civilian Conservation Corps members Chester Lepack, 90, of Uxbridge, John Banash, 88, of Hadley and Frank Evans, 91, of Upton, during a celebration of the 80th anniversary of the CCC on Saturday at Upton State Forest.
One of President Theodore Roosevelt's New Deal programs, the Civilian Conservation Corps, placed young men in barracks and military-style organizations to work in national forests and participate in other outdoor projects.
Some 30,000 Reserve officers commanded or served at the 2,700 camps of the Civilian Conservation Corps during the 1930s.
While WITH PICKS, SHOVELS AND HOPE: THE CCC AND ITS LEGACY ON THE COLORADO PLATEAU will likely be a top pick for Colorado libraries, any interested in public lands management, Depression-era history, or the Civilian Conservation Corps will find this a key historical guide.
But Moss's father is an unemployed drunk, he discovers, and so Moss ends up signing up for a hitch with the Civilian Conservation Corps in Montana so that he at least can have a roof over his head and send some money home to Ma.
He proposed a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to provide jobs in natural resource conservation.
Between them, the Civilian Conservation Corps and the Works Progress Administration employed 11 million.
Barron, who everyone in and around the restaurant referred to as ``Dad,'' learned to cook during the Depression through the Civilian Conservation Corps.
During the Great Depression of the 1930s, Woolrich manufactured uniforms for members of the Civilian Conservation Corps, a government-sponsored effort to create jobs for the economically disadvantaged.
He was active in the Civilian Conservation Corps and built paths into the Grand Canyon.

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