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    Sketch of Camp Fall Creek from Oregon Historical Society

    CCC Camp Fall Creek (former) – Willamette National Forest OR

    Date added: January 19, 2022; Modified: May 2, 2023

    Organized in 1933 and operating through at least 1937, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Fall Creek Camp was the home to Company #965, accommodating approximately 200 enrollees. The site of the camp was covered by a reservoir in 1964-1966. The… read more

    WPA Workers Raking leaves at Laurelhurst Park - Portland OR

    Laurelhurst Park (maintenance) – Portland OR

    Date added: April 29, 2023

    The Works Progress Administration (WPA) became the New Deal’s primary work relief program for the general population in 1935. WPA funds supported a number of projects in City of Portland parks. In the case of Laurelhurst Park, WPA funds provided… read more

    Rocky Butte viewing area, wall and lamp - Portland OR

    Rocky Butte Scenic Historic District – Portland OR

    Date added: June 14, 2012; Modified: April 4, 2023

    Rocky Butte Scenic Historic District consists of two approach roads up the butte and a viewing area on the top of the hill, which were constructed between 1934 and 1939 by the State Emergency Relief Administration (SERA) and federal Works… read more

    CCC Camp Gap Ranch Enrollees - Burns OR

    CCC Camp Gap Ranch (former) – Burns OR

    Date added: January 28, 2023; Modified: January 28, 2023

    From 1934 to 1942, CCC Camp Gap Ranch operated in Harney County under the direction of the US Grazing Service, the precursor to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM). Enrollees at this 200-person Civilian Conservation Corps provided labor on projects… read more

    Aerial view of CCC Camp Frederick Butte - Bend OR

    CCC Camp Frederick Butte (former) – Bend OR

    Date added: January 27, 2023; Modified: January 27, 2023

    CCC Camp Frederick Butte (DG 68) was one of seven Civilian Conservation Corps camps established in Oregon to work with the US Grazing Service in the implementation of the Taylor Grazing Act of 1934. The Taylor Act created grazing districts… read more

    Camp White Branch - Willamette National Forest OR

    Camp White Branch (White Branch Ski Area) – Willamette National Forest OR

    Date added: October 26, 2022; Modified: January 19, 2023

    Interest in winter sports, particularly skiing, grew in Oregon during the 1920s. Given the Willamette National Forest (WNF) management’s commitment to recreation and the availability of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) labor, US Forest Service Staff worked with local outdoor groups… read more

    CCC Camp Squaw Butte - Burns OR

    CCC Camp Squaw Butte (former) – Burns OR

    Date added: December 11, 2022; Modified: January 16, 2023

    In the  winter of 1935, members of Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) #1629 began construction of camp administrative and barracks buildings near Squaw Butte to facilitate CCC work related to the 16,000 acre Squaw Butte Federal Experimental Range Station. Today some… read more

    Agency Valley Dam - Vale OR

    Agency Valley Dam – Vale OR

    Date added: January 11, 2023

    The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation authorized construction of the Agency Valley Dam, on the North Fork of the Malheur River, in 1933. The Hinman Brothers, of Denver, began work on the 110 foot high, earthen structure in March 1934 and… read more

    Camp Mill Creek

    CCC Camp Mill Creek (former) – Prineville OR

    Date added: June 22, 2021; Modified: January 5, 2023

    Located on the western edge of the Ochocho National Forest, approximately twenty miles from Prineville, Oregon, Camp Mill Creek served as a major Civilian Conservation Corps worksite from 1933 to 1942. The entrance to the camp’s location is marked in… read more

    Public Works Relief Projects - Crew grading Holgate St east of SE 28th Ave - Portland OR

    Road Work: SE Holgate & SE 28th Avenue – Portland OR

    Date added: October 20, 2022; Modified: December 28, 2022

    During the hard winter months of 1933-1934, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) was a work relief program that employed Portlanders on a variety of needed projects. Road work was one such project category. These men are shown graveling SE Holgate… read more

    CWA Crew Digging Trenches for Sewer Repair at SE Floral and SE Ankeny Street - Portland OR

    Sewer Repair: SE Floral and Ankeny Streets – Portland OR

    Date added: October 30, 2022; Modified: December 28, 2022

    During the hard winter months of 1933-1934, the Civil Works Administration (CWA) was a work relief program that employed Portlanders on a variety of needed projects. Sewer repair work was one such project category. These men are shown doing sewer… read more

    Men working on side of Columbia Slough Channel to widen dike - Portland OR

    Columbia Slough (improved) – Portland OR

    Date added: December 28, 2022; Modified: December 28, 2022

    From late December 1934 through early spring 1935, the State Emergency Relief Administration (SERA) funded improvements to the Columbia Slough that involved raising and leveling a dike on the slough’s channel approximately 1.5 miles east of Faloma station. While improving… read more

    Beulah reservoir stone marker CCC BR-45 - Vale OR

    CCC Camp Beulah (former) – Vale OR

    Date added: December 26, 2022

    A spike or side camp of CCC Camp Vale, Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Camp Beulah served enrollees during 1939 when they built the basalt stone wall at the crest of the Agency Valley Dam. As indicated by the company number… read more