CCC Worker

CCC Worker

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Narrator: Brevoort

“Youth – never returning, time – being squandered, resources – wasting, ability – underdeveloped; these were recaptured and turned to use.” The Phoenix District of the Civilian Conservation Corps’ 1936 yearbook credited the CCC with capitalizing on the wealth of talent American men were wasting while unemployed. The CCC program not only improved the country’s infrastructure, but also its men. Put yourself in the story narrator’s shoes: if you were a young man during the Great Depression, would you have joined the CCC?

Fun Facts:

  • CCC Workers at Camp Safford
  • CCC Mess Hall Safford Camp
  • Cadets at Safford CCC camp


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