The CCC was a public works program that operated from 1933 to 1942, as part of Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal. It targeted young men and veterans in relief families who had difficulty finding jobs during the Great Depression, providing unskilled manual labor related to environmental conservation and development of natural resources in rural lands.Volunteers planted nearly 3 billion trees to help reforest America, constructed more than 800...
By Martin Podskoch
Hardcover: 544 pages
Publisher: North Country Books (October 1, 2016)
Package Dimensions: 11 x 8.7 x 1.5 inches
Amazon Rank: 2089821
Format: PDF ePub djvu ebook
Author Podskoch has written the 'last word' on CCC work in Connecticut. He has searched many archives and libraries as well as having interviewed quite a number of former Connecticut enrollees. In addition the book has a generous helping of photogr